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What's New in Epilepsy | Epilepsy | CDC

What's New in Epilepsy | Epilepsy | CDC

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What’s New in Epilepsy

The latest Epilepsy resources, programs, campaigns, and website updates.
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School Health Profiles and Practices Brief: Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder[PDF – 2 MB]
This brief highlights epilepsy-related data from the 2014 School Health Profiles survey and shares resources for schools, parents, and communities.
Upcoming PEARLS Training
PEARLS is an evidence-based program designed to reduce depressive symptoms and improve quality of life in older adults and in all-age adults with epilepsy. This 2-day, in-person training from April 13—14 in Seattle, Washington, is designed to equip all members of a PEARLS team—including both counselors and administrators—to implement the program successfully in their organization.
Outcomes from the SC Epilepsy Surveillance System[PDF-2M]
Risk Factors of Epilepsy Outcomes: Comorbidities in a Population with Epilepsy Final Report describes outcomes from the South Carolina Epilepsy Surveillance System (SCESS). The SCESS is the only statewide epilepsy surveillance system based on administrative data, coordinated by the Medical University of South Carolina and state agencies, with CDC support (FY02-FY14).
Healthy People 2020 Target Met[PDF-423K]
The proportion of people aged 18 years or older with epilepsy and uncontrolled seizures who received appropriate medical care (Healthy People Objective DH-6) increased from 57.7% in 2010 to 65.7% in 2013. This exceeds the 2020 target of 63.5%. For more information, see the full Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review.
New Program Targets Memory Problems
The Dartmouth College Prevention Research Center used CDC funding to create HOBSCOTCH (HOme Based Self-management and COgnitive Training CHanges lives) – an evidence-based program that improves memory and overall health in adults with epilepsy.
MEW Network FY16 Executive Summary [PDF-33K]
The CDC Prevention Research Centers Managing Epilepsy Well Network has released its FY16 Executive Summary, which highlights network projects and accomplishments.
CDC Epilepsy Alerts and Content Syndication 
Stay informed about the CDC Epilepsy Program by signing up for e-mail updates and syndicating available content to your website. Content syndication is an easy and free way to add scientifically sound and credible CDC health content directly to your site.
Epilepsy Features and Spotlights 
The CDC Epilepsy Program creates features to bring attention to important epilepsy issues and topics.

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