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NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/April 20, 2009 Issue
Date:4/12/2009

(on newsstands Monday, April 13)

COVER: "The Mystery of Epilepsy" (p. 38). Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham writes that we need more of a cancerlike sensibility around epilepsy. We cannot usually see our friends' cancer, but we do not hesitate to invest the search for a cure for different cancers with the utmost cultural and political importance. We must now do the same with epilepsy. The toll of epilepsy has been overlooked -- and the research underfunded -- for too long. Public and private funding for research lag far behind other neurological afflictions. Epilepsy in America is as common as breast cancer, and takes as many lives. A mysterious and widely misunderstood affliction, epilepsy is a disorder in which the brain produces sudden bursts of electrical energy that can interfere with a person's consciousness, movements or sensations. By some estimates, the mortality rate for people with epilepsy is two to three times higher -- and the risk of sudden death is 24 times greater -- than that of the general population. Yet epilepsy still receives too little attention, either from the medical community or the public at large.

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"In The Grip of the Unknown" (p. 43). Senior Editor Jerry Adler and Contributor Eliza Gray profile a doctor on the front lines of the epilepsy wars, Orrin Devinsky of NYU. Adler and Gray write, "There are, at this time, only a few ways to treat epilepsy, and applying them is still an art as much as it is a science. What works for on
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