Free Health Seminar on Epilepsy at Texas Health Dallas
10/28/2009

DALLAS — The following health seminars at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas are part of Advances in Medicine, an ongoing initiative to inform local residents about the latest treatments for common health problems and raise awareness about current medical issues. Each session is free and includes a light dinner. To register, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355) or go to TexasHealth.org/advances.

Advances in Epilepsy Treatment
Epilepsy, also called a seizure disorder, is a medical condition that produces seizures affecting a variety of mental and physical functions. A seizure happens when a brief, strong surge of electrical activity affects part or all of the brain. One in 10 adults will have a seizure sometime during their life.

Please join Dr. Jay Harvey, an epileptologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, as he discusses the latest in epilepsy treatment including new anticonvulsant medications. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Fogelson Forum at Texas Health Dallas.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 866-bed acute care hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Texas Health Dallas among the nation’s best hospitals in digestive disorders, orthopedics, and neurology and neurosurgery. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 4,000 employees and an active medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Dallas.