Items Tagged ‘Institute of Medicine’

June 19, 2012

Seizures: When ‘Electrical Brainstorm’ Hits

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“You can have your first seizure at any point,” said Dr. Joseph Sirven, who worked on an Institute of Medicine report called “Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding” released in March. “It’s actually very common to present with seizure at an older age. Oftentimes, you will look for potential cerebrovascular implications,” such as […]

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Tags: CNN, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Epilepsy Foundation,, Institute of Medicine, seizure

February 17, 2012

US Senate Addresses Chronic Pain in First Hearing

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The US Senate confronted the growing epidemic of chronic pain in a landmark hearing held in Washington, DC, on February 14. According to the Institute of Medicine, pain is affecting 116 million Americans, at an annual cost of $635 billion…”This hearing marks the next step in the long march to better pain care in this […]

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Tags: chronic pain, David Dodick, DC, Institute of Medicine, US Senate, Washington

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