New Device Implanted Into The Brain May Help Epilepsy Patients Avoid SeizuresCBS2’s Max Gomez reports that it’s a kind of implanted deep brain stimulator.
FDA Approves First Prescription Medication Made From MarijuanaThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana.
Health Watch: Using An Electronic Brain Stimulator To Combat Symptoms Of EpilepsyThere is an exciting new development for people with epilepsy whose seizures aren't controlled by drugs or surgery.
Woman Says Driver Trapped Epileptic Son On The Bus As He Suffered A SeizureA Brooklyn mother is outraged saying a bus driver trapped her epileptic son on board a school bus because she didn't bring the proper identification.
CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Surgeons Cure Slovakian Boy Of Laughing Seizure DisorderThe parents of a Slovakian toddler were left helpless and hopeless, after the boy’s rare laughing condition made life a living nightmare.
Dr. Max Gomez: Procedure Offers New Hope To Epilepsy PatientsThree million people in the United States suffer from epilepsy an often disabling brain disorder.
Epilepsy Device Could Give Severe Sufferers 'A Future'A device that can detect -- and prevent -- seizures has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, giving hope to some epileptics who have being too scared to leave their homes.
N.J. Assembly Passes New Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana For ChildrenThe New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a major change to the state’s medical marijuana program, which could permit marijuana in edible form for children.
Christie Agrees To Give Kids Easier Access To Medical MarijuanaNew Jersey's governor agreed to allow production of ingestible forms of pot at state-approved dispensaries and to allow dispensaries to grow more than three strains of the drug.
Christie To Decide By Friday Whether To Sign Medical Marijuana Bill For KidsA campaign stop to Scotch Plains Wednesday brought a tense exchange between the governor and a dad who just didn't want to take no for an answer.
Armenian Man Seizure-Free For First Time Since ChildhoodGagik Hovanessian returned to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset -- where he underwent his heart surgery 23 years before -- to have two more operations performed on him.
St. Peter's University Hospital Hosting Epilepsy Event SaturdayEpilepsy has been around since ancient times, but remains challenging, even today.