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Lil Wayne wants to set the record straight about his seizures: He has epilepsy. The rapper called in to radio station Power 106 on Thursday to discuss his new album, "I Am Not a Human Being II," and to address concerns raised when he had a series of...
Marvel Studios will release a special cut of the movie "Iron Man 3" specifically for China. The domestic, Chinese and other international versions of the comic book film will include elements of interest to Chinese audiences — "Iron Man 3" pits...
Sue Grey had used the product before, so she knew what to expect when she purchased a bottle of Super Colon Cleanse at a Woodland Hills CVS drugstore. Inside should have been 240 little gray capsules. But when Grey, 57, opened the sealed bottle at her...
Twitter. A popular online social network? Yes. A vital tool for medical research? Maybe. "Until now, healthcare providers have primarily used online networks as a promotional tool," says Lee Aase, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media. "We...
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....
NEW YORK — Oliver Sacks never meant to be part of the story. Indeed, much of his new book, "Hallucinations," (Alfred A. Knopf: 326 pp., $26.95), which mixes case studies, analysis and personal observation, had already been written when, in March...
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...
L.A. NOWFormer Commerce Secretary John Bryson tested positive for the sleeping aid Ambien, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office....
L.A. NOWL.A. prosecutors are now deciding whether former U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson should face criminal charges in connection with two recent hit-and-run crashes in the San Gabriel Valley. Police sent the case to the L.A. County district attorney's...
L.A. NOWThe Obama administration is "obviously concerned" about two San Gabriel Valley hit-and-run crashes involving U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson and the seizure the 68-year-old reportedly suffered, the White House press secretary said Monday....
Pregnant women who take valproate sodium, a widely used psychiatric and epilepsy medication (sold under the commercial names Depakote, Depakene and Depacon) run a higher risk than women who take other anti-seizure drugs that the child exposed in utero...
Dr. Paul H. Crandall, a UCLA neurosurgeon who pioneered now widely used techniques for diagnosing the source of epileptic seizures in the brain and removing the offending cells, died March 15 from complications of pneumonia at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical...
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