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2013-06-17 23:22:06

Monthly epilepsy webinars on a variety of topics including epilepsy surgery, diets to treat epilepsy, how to thrive in school with epilepsy, memory and epilepsy are being offered by NEREG as part of their 2013 What You need to Know if Epilepsy Has Touched Your Life Campaign. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 What You Need to Know if Epilepsy has Touched Your Life Campaign introduces webinars to increase the reach and impact the NEREG epilepsy education program has throughout the USA....

2011-03-23 07:00:00

Canadians are encouraged to show their purple in support of Purple Day for Epilepsy To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-epilepsy-alliance/three-cheers-for-purple TORONTO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - While having epilepsy is nothing to cheer about, Cassidy Megan, a 12-year-old cheerleader from Halifax, Nova Scotia is putting her voice to good use to inspire people around the world to support Purple Day for Epilepsy. March is Epilepsy...

2010-03-22 05:30:00

Bakeries Across USA Join Campaign For Epilepsy Awareness NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, bakeries across the United States are cooking up purple cupcakes in an effort to increase awareness about epilepsy nationwide. The Great Purple Cupcake Project is an initiative of The Anita Kaufmann Foundation -- an American epilepsy education organization and the US Sponsor of Purple Day for epilepsy awareness. The Great Purple Cupcake Project provides a simple and delectable...

2010-03-22 05:30:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the U.S. House and Senate, children in schools across the country, and employees of workplaces nationwide will wear purple to support epilepsy awareness on March 26. Thousands of Americans will also join the campaign by hosting Purple Day activities in their regions. Purple Day was founded in 2008, by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan. Motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, Cassidy created the day to tell other kids about the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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