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The Seizing Life podcast, hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy & give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life.

The Seizing Life podcast, hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy & give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life.
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United States

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The Seizing Life podcast, hosted by Kelly Cervantes, aims to inspire empathy & give hope as we search for a cure for epilepsy. Together, we can find a cure. We can seize life.

Language:

English

Contact:

312-255-1801


Episodes

Epilepsy Summer Camp: Where Kids Can Be Kids

4/10/2019
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Hear how a personal journey inspired a summer camp for kids with epilepsy. The post Epilepsy Summer Camp: Where Kids Can Be Kids appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:21:48

Epilepsy and College: How to Survive and Thrive

4/3/2019
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A college student with epilepsy offers advice on not only how to survive, but also thrive. The post Epilepsy and College: How to Survive and Thrive appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:24:06

School Nurse Shortages: The Challenges Students and Families Face

3/27/2019
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Find out how one family impacted by epilepsy is affected daily by the national school nurse shortage. The post School Nurse Shortages: The Challenges Students and Families Face appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:21:11

SUDEP: What You Need to Know

3/20/2019
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Learn about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) and what preventative steps to take. The post SUDEP: What You Need to Know appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:26:30

Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you?

3/13/2019
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Brain Surgery as an epilepsy treatment? Learn about what you should consider before you decide. The post Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you? appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:24:26

CBD and Epilepsy: A Promising Treatment

3/6/2019
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Discover why CBD can be an effective treatment for some forms of epilepsy with Dr. Laura Lubbers, Chief Scientific Officer at CURE. The post CBD and Epilepsy: A Promising Treatment appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:25:02

Epilepsy Genetics: Testing Can Make a Difference

2/27/2019
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Hundreds of genes are associated with epilepsy, but what causes the variations in those genes which lead to this condition? And how do you know if you or your child are a candidate for genetic testing? Learn the answers to The post Epilepsy Genetics: Testing Can Make a Difference appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:26:05

20+ Years of Impact: From the Kitchen Table to Cutting-Edge Research

2/13/2019
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CURE Founder Susan Axelrod details how desperation lead her to reshape the epilepsy research and how the field has evolved since her organization began. The post 20+ Years of Impact: From the Kitchen Table to Cutting-Edge Research appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:27:49

A Mind Unraveled, a Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald

2/6/2019
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Kurt Eichenwald tells his gripping story about living with intractable epilepsy, as well as what inspired him to write his book A Mind Unraveled. The post A Mind Unraveled, a Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:23:45

Inspiring Kindness and Sparking Friendships Through Empathy

1/22/2019
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In this episode, The Nora Project co-founder and executive director, Lauren Schrero discusses how to teach students to be compassionately curious about differences. The post Inspiring Kindness and Sparking Friendships Through Empathy appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:23:09

Married with Children…with Epilepsy

1/22/2019
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Kelly speaks with her husband, Miguel, about navigating the challenges that come with raising a child with epilepsy and how they keep their marriage going strong. The post Married with Children…with Epilepsy appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:24:20

Welcome to Seizing Life

1/22/2019
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CURE Board Member Kelly Cervantes brings you inspirational and helpful stories about epilepsy, how it impacts lives, and the search for a cure. The post Welcome to Seizing Life appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:03:23

Epilepsy and IEPs: Supermoms to the Rescue

1/22/2019
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Discover how developing individualized education plans (IEPs) can help children with epilepsy and special needs thrive in the classroom. The post Epilepsy and IEPs: Supermoms to the Rescue appeared first on Seizing Life.

Duration:00:24:14