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Article published on Mar 1, 2005

A Person Can Remain Active In Spite Of Convulsions

Our teenage daughter was a perfectly healthy girl until a few weeks ago. One morning, she suddenly fell on the floor and started jerking. We were very scared and called the ambulance. When she arrived at the emergency room, her jerking movements had stopped. From our description, the doctor told us that she had a... Read More

Article published on Mar 4, 2003

Convulsion In Children Usually Won’t Cause Brain Damage

Our four-year-old daughter has had many convulsions since she was a few months of age. Our paediatrician and neurologist have tried her on several medications. None of them work very well. She continues to have convulsions from time to time. These were mostly very brief, but a few of them were rather long. Sometimes we... Read More

Article published on Sep 9, 1998

There Is A New Acellular Whooping Cough Vaccine

When our older son was two months old, he had severe reaction to his first vaccine with screaming and high fever. Our doctor felt that it was because of the whooping cough vaccine, and told us not give him any more of this vaccine. He did not react to other vaccines since, and he is... Read More