Study Finds High Mortality Rate Among People With Both Autism and Epilepsy

People who are both epileptic and autistic have an 800 percent higher chance of dying than people who just have one or the other. Credit: Getty Images Epilepsy and autism. Either condition, by itself, is a raw deal. Together, however...Doctors stress importance of early diagnoses.

School Forces 12-Year-Old Epileptic Boy to Leave His Service Dog at Home

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Andrew Stevens, 12, wears a padded helmet to prevent serious injury. But, unlike most kids, his helmet isn't for bike safety -- he wears it to protect his head during any of...An elementary school in Virginia says it will not allow the boy to bring his service dog to school because of safety concerns.

The pen is mightier than the bully

To say that middle school has been difficult for Olivia Gardner of Novato is like saying the Sahara desert is rather dry. It was so bad that after three different schools, her mother finally pulled her out and is homeschooling her. Olivia has epileps...

Romeo Beckham suffering from epilepsy

I'm not a huge fan of former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham (I'm still waiting for my refund for seeing "Spice World") but after reading about her attempts at shielding her son from the paparazzi, I really feel for her. Doctors have recently diagnosed R...


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