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This Just In! Just Published- Issue 2 of epilepsyUSA
EpilepsyUSA 2012 Issue 2T
he theme of this issue of epilepsyUSA is "raise," inspired by House Resolution 298, also known as the RAISE Resolution. This issue features articles on a tribute medication assistance fund established in memory of Yara Heston, a young woman who lived with epilepsy. Other articles feature Foundation's signature events the National Walk for Epilepsy, and advocacy events Kids Speak Up! and the Public Policy Institute.
Click here to read this issue of the magazine!

  

WebEase- New Online Educational Program
WebEase (Web Epilepsy, Awareness, Support and Education) is an interactive, online self-management program for people with epilepsy. The goal of WebEase is to support and foster the management of epilepsy by people with epilepsy. WebEase was developed by a team of Emory University researchers and physicians who treat patients with epilepsy. Click here to learn more about how you can use WebEase to manage your epilepsy.

What's New

What You Can Do

Update on the RAISE Resolution
RAISE bannerWe have delivered hundreds of signatures to Capitol Hill from Florida, Mississippi and New Jersey residents in support of House Resolution 298, the RAISE Resolution. With 91 sponsors, we’re only 9 co-sponsors away from making RAISE and epilepsy awareness a reality in this country. Please call and/or email your representative, and ask them to co-sponsor House Resolution 298 and stand up for the millions of people in the U.S. living with epilepsy. Make a difference NOW!

Share Your Story
Help to raise awareness for epilepsy by sharing your experiences with epilepsy, how if affects your life and why it's important to speak out about epilepsy. Contribute your story to use in the epilepsyUSA magazine, website, and other campaigns and initiatives of the Epilepsy Foundation. Click here
to submit your story.

What's Next

Membership Program
Our NEW Membership Program will be launching in August with new exciting benefits for members. Some of the benefits include discounts, a prescription card and access to CareZone, which will help members manage the medical care for themselves or their loved one.

 

Save the Date!
September 12, 2012 will be our World Changers Awards Gala. Visit epilepsyfoundation.org/gala for more information.
 

 

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About Epilepsy
Epilepsy is among the least understood of major chronic medical conditions, but we are working to change that.

Living With Epilepsy
Living with epilepsy presents challenges affecting many aspects of life, including relationships with family and friends, school, employment and leisure activities. Learn ways to manage these challenges.
 

Resources
Staying informed about your options is key to managing your epilepsy.

Get Involved
Join us in raising awareness and advocating for people with epilepsy. There are many ways you can get involved to make a difference.

Research
The only way to cure epilepsy is through research and new discoveries.
 

eCommunities
People affected by epilepsy in all kinds of ways are on eCommunities, the Foundation's community site. Connect with others in the epilepsy community and join the conversation!
 

Give
You can donate your time, talents, skills, connections, work or money to the Epilepsy Foundation. 

 

 
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