FDA Approves First Marijuana-Based Drug For SeizuresThe FDA approved the first marijuana-based drug, containing an active ingredient derived from marijuana. The key component of Epidiolex is cannabidiol, or CBD, which does not cause a 'high' feeling. The drug is used for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy.
'Hamilton' Star Battles Epilepsy For His ChildMiguel Cervantes' daughter was diagnosed with a devastating form of epilepsy as a newborn.
Epilepsy Drugs: Generics Not Optimum For SomeThree and a half million Americans cope with epilepsy, but the condition can be treated effectively with medications.
'Hamilton' Star Miguel Cervantes Kicks Off #MyShotAtEpilepsy ChallengeThe star of the Chicago production of “Hamilton” was meeting with hospital employees and patients on Monday, to help promote epilepsy research.
Marijuana Oil: New Hope For Kids With Epilepsy?One Chicago area mother thinks so. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on a new treatment available locally.
Chicago Woman Who Suffers From Epilepsy Celebrating First Mother’s Day After ‘Miracle’ BirthA Chicago woman is celebrating her first Mother's Day after what she calls a miracle birth of twins this past week, reports WBBM's Lisa Fielding.
Suit: Cops Ran Over Man With Squad Car, Left Him There As He Had SeizureChicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.
Your Chicago: Skating 100 Miles For Epilepsy Awareness Nick Curley, an 8-year-old mite hockey player for the Glenview Stars, wanted to raise awareness about epilepsy because his cousin battles it. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
David Alexrod Shaves Trademark Mustache For CharityPresident Barack Obama's strategist David Axelrod might be feeling a little naked this morning.
Bears' J.T. Thomas Taking Epileptic Fan To Super BowlBears linebacker J.T. Thomas has driven to Indianapolis with a teenaged friend to see Sunday's Super Bowl.
Biden Coming To Chicago For Epilepsy BenefitVice President Joseph Biden is visiting Chicago Tuesday night for a worthy cause.