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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.

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:

Our Doctors are Going to Summer Camp!

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Kids aren’t the only ones who get excited about summer camp. Some our physicians have been eagerly gathering gear in anticipation of their work at a few Texas camps for special needs children and teenagers — Camp Brainstorm and MDA Camp.

Community Invited: Epilepsy Symposium on June 8

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If you have a child or teenager living with epilepsy, you may want to check out this week's Epilepsy Patient Symposium. Dr. Karen Keough and Dr. Aaron Cardon will both be featured speakers.

Patient’s Grit and Determination Embodied in ‘We Are Marshall’ Award

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Meet Marshall Elmer--an inspiring young patient of ours whose heart is as big as his drive and determination to succeed.

Is There a Link Between Diet and Autism?

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Is there a link between diet and autism? Can adding -- or eliminating -- certain foods help ease the symptoms in children? Find out more here:

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