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Neurological Diseases


Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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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.

July 15, 2011

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