The Reverend Eileen Nelson doesn't remember much about the multiple seizures that landed her in a public hospital in Chicago a few years back. Not where she was. Not what she was doing. That's how it goes, she explains, when you've had a bad seizure. And though Nelson had been afflicted with epilepsy since childhood, this episode was far worse than usual--a reaction, she believes, caused by a combination of anti-convulsants and other medications prescribed by a... More >>>
By Dawn Villella
Anne Barnwell, whose nonprofit serves clients with epilepsy, calls the governor's new budget "pretty grim stuff"