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Dr. Aaron Cardon Interviewed in HealthCentral: Raising a Child with Epilepsy

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Raising a child is an amazing and endlessly rewarding experience. But as all parents know, it’s not without challenges. Even more challenging is when you discover that your child may have a neurological or developmental disorder or condition such as epilepsy.

Facebook Live Series: COVID-19 and Epilepsy

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Epileptologist, Dr. Karen Keough, will address questions regarding COVID-19 and Epilepsy in our next Facebook live series on April 22 at 5 pm. We encourage you to submit questions in advance via Facebook messenger or join live!

Facebook Live Series: How We Are Supporting Patients During COVID-19

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To help support our families during this time, we are launching a series of video broadcasts to be streamed live on Facebook about various topics that impact our patient families. Dr. Jeffrey Kane, Medical Director for Child Neurology Consultants of Austin, will lead the first one on April 15 at 5 pm.

Doctor, Community Credited in Young Adult’s Journey to Independence

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Chris Lucido’s family once wondered if living independently would ever be possible for him. With support from friends, family and Dr. Karen Keough as well as local organizations, today 20-year-old Chris is thriving on his own.

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.

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.

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.

Beatrice: Bouncing Back After Brain Surgery to Stop Traumatic Seizures

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Our spunky patient Beatrice is doing great after successful brain surgery to end her traumatic seizures. More about her journey here:

Medical Marijuana in Texas: Dr. Keough Updates on Compassionate Use Program

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Dr. Keough recently participated in a discussion with Texas Public Radio on updates to Texas' Compassionate Use Program for medical marijuana to treat epilepsy and other newly proposed conditions. Here's what she had to say:

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