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Cocaine dependence is a devilishly difficult addiction to break, owing to the drug's unique chemical ability both to reward users and to disrupt their impulse-control mechanisms. But a surprising drug combination may offer an equally clever way to...
FrameworkJayden David, 5, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome. Jayden takes a form of medical marijuana that is not psychoactive, so the sweet-tasting infusion he receives four times a day doesn't make him high....
MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
Q: I have epilepsy and was well-controlled on Keppra and Topamax for years. When I was switched to generic Keppra (levetiracetam) without realizing it, I had several seizures in two weeks. I fell down stairs and had a seizure while cooking. My doctor...
Christopher Confer is angry. On the mat in front of him, two boys roll and tangle limbs until their cheeks burn. Christopher wants to be one of them. The 10-year-old from Moore Township has been hanging around the Quakertown High School gym for the...
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HealthMy intention is not to rehash the deadly journey of the shooter. I won't even mention his name because he did nothing worth crediting him for. His name should be forgotten but what he did should motivate all of us to reflect on the circumstances that fuel...
A forensic pathologist testified in Christopher Vaughn's murder trial today that Vaughn's wife was taking two medications that have been known to cause increased risk of suicidal thoughts and side effects including confusion or agitation. The testimony,...
It's been more than five years since the early summer morning when Christopher Vaughn flagged down a passing motorist on a dusty frontage road near Channahon, sparking one of the most horrific cases in Will County history. Prosecutors say Vaughn shot his...
State regulators have suspended a Crystal Lake doctor's license for at least a year amid accusations he repeatedly fondled a patient, reversing a medical board that recommended no punishment. Victims' advocates welcomed the rare order contradicting the...
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