Mel Kuntemeier is a caregiver and current volunteer at the Smith Alzheimer’s Center’s Beyond the Medical Center programs. If you would like to submit a question for the next column, please email email@example.com.
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Around 3.4 million people in America have epilepsy, a chronic health condition that causes seizures. If you or someone you love experiences epileptic seizures, it's important to know some basic safety
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Each year, the month of May is set aside to focus on increasing mental health awareness. Throughout the month, efforts to champion combating and eliminating stigma.