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What Else Sets Us Apart? Dedication to Advance Research for Pediatric Epilepsy

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Research and innovation has significantly changed the quality of life for persons with epilepsy. Today we have an array of options to help children control their seizures. Learn more about what Child Neurology Consultants of Austin has been doing on the research front and how we are able to offer promising clinical trials for our patients.

Why does it take longer for girls to get concussion treatment?

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Dr. Kate Labiner shares insight on a new study that explains why girls' brains may be slower to heal following a concussion.

Dr. Karen Keough Heads to Disneyland As Featured Speaker for Epilepsy Expo

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Dr. Karen Keough will soon be packing up her mouse ears and heading off to Disneyland to participate in the annual Epilepsy Awareness & Education Expo /Epilepsy Awareness Day, November 4 - 6, taking place at the Southern California theme park.

Parents Credit Early Intervention, Brain Surgery for Two-Year-Old’s ‘Miraculous Outcome’ despite Tuberous Sclerosis

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Rain Woods began facing challenges well before he was even born. In utero, it was discovered that he had a large tumor filling up his tiny heart--an early indication that he may have Tuberous Sclerosis. After his birth, seizures and other medical issues kept him in the ICU. Find out how Dr. Karen Keough intervened and how Rain is thriving as a now active two-year old.

It’s Sports Season — Has Your Child Had His Baseline Test?

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The fall sports season is heating up, and unfortunately, head injuries are bound to happen out there on the fields. Here's what you should know about concussions and Baseline and Impact testing for your child or teenager involved in sports such as football and soccer:

Seasoned Pediatric Rheumatologist Dr. Ruy Carrasco Joins Child Neurology Consultants of Austin Full Time

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Get to know Dr. Ruy Carrasco -- our board-certified Pediatric Rheumatologist-- who has recently joined us on a full-time basis at Child Neurology Consultants of Austin. We are so grateful to have his expertise on our side.

X-ALD Added to Newborn Screenings in Texas this Week

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X-ALD is a genetic disorder affecting the nervous system and adrenal glands. Screening newborns for it will hopefully lead to early detection and treatment plans to avoid its serious side effects like developmental delays, blindness, and seizures.

Dr. Karen Keough on Prescription CBD Oil vs. Over-the-Counter CBD Products

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Dr. Keough shares a closer look at the important differences between prescription and over-the-counter CBD products.

CNCA Doctors Discuss Epilepsy, SUDEP After Actor’s Sudden Death

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Dr. Aaron Cardon and Dr. Kate Labiner both recently shed light on what is SUDEP and how common it is after the sudden death of popular actor Cameron Boyce.

Dr. Labiner Weighs In On Recent Traumatic Head Injuries at Baseball Games

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Dr. Kate Labiner was featured in a story on KXAN about a number of recent foul balls at baseball games injuring young fans in the stands--some extremely severe.

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