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The Dynamic World of Medicine

Head-To-Toe-Health The Brain Genetic Testing for Epilepsy In the U.S., approximately three million adults and more than 450,000 children have epilepsy, a brain disorder that causes seizures, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  “Epilepsy is diagnosed when someone has had two or more seizures without a reversible provoking factor, such as hypoglycemia,” says Cherie Herren, MD, an epileptologist/neurologist at Oklahoma...

Vanning Out in New Directions

Recent grants from the state will help two transportation systems improve their services to thousands of rural Oklahomans. The Ki Bois Area Transit System, in eastern and southeastern Oklahoma, and the Central Oklahoma Community Transit System serve many passengers who are seniors, disabled, low-income or from homes with two wage earners, but only one working car. Both systems, which follow guidelines...