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July 13, 2012
About 1 in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy at some time during their life.
Adults with recent seizures report
18 overall unhealthy days per month compared with 6 days for adults without seizures.
Epilepsy Across the Spectrum, a 2012 Institute of Medicine report, provides evidence and incentive for actions that will improve the lives of people with epilepsy and their families.