Families Respond to Chief Coroner’s Epilepsy Death Results

“My first response was ‘absolute shock’,” Michelle Towns told Newshub. In December 2019, her son Andre Maddock died of an epileptic seizure. He had recently changed anticonvulsant medication. A change in Pharmac’s funding has forced nearly 11,000 epileptic patients to change their brand of anti-epileptic drug Lamotrigine from Lamictal or …

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CMH: Help is available for opioid addiction | New

Opioid addiction remains a widespread problem in western Michigan, and law enforcement and health officials want the public to know that treatment options are available for those who need them. Medical treatment programs are offered by West Michigan Community Mental Health (CMH) and its partners. The CMH team hopes to …

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Safe Schools Act Passed By Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, LB 639, the Safe Schools Crisis Act, will be in place across Nebraska. The new bill focuses on training educators in crisis detection and response. The CDC reports that out of 1,000 children, it’s likely six of them have epilepsy …

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