Epilepsy is Associated with Higher Death Risk from Covid-19

By: Lance Fogan, MD Lance Fogan, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “DINGS” is his first novel. It is a mother’s dramatic story that teaches epilepsy, now available in eBook, audiobook, and soft cover editions. A recent article summarized a Spanish study1 (published only on […]

Erasing the Stigma Associated with Epilepsy at a Global Level

By Dr. Prince Kazadi and Natalie Aswad Boehm, MBA Dr. Prince Kazadi, is a neurologist and founder of ASLEK, a non-profit helping to provide medical and nutritional resources to families and individuals battling epilepsy. Natalie Aswad Boehm, MBA is a social entrepreneur and the founder of The Defeating Epilepsy Foundation. Natalie has been battling epilepsy […]

Autism and Epilepsy

By: Natalie L. Boehm, MBA Living with epilepsy is challenging for any individual. Other conditions can challenge someone battling epilepsy and cause additional complications. One of those conditions is autism. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral changes […]