A woman suddenly gets up and starts running. A man sees seven cartoon dwarves run across the room. They are all manifestations of an epileptic seizure. Epilepsy can present in many different ways, which can make it tricky to diagnose. A new book looks at the disease.
Why epileptic seizures can cause strange behavior
From this Episode:
Will Google walkout change sexual harassment culture?
Google workers are walking out of their offices round the world. The protests come after massive private payments to men accused of sexual harassment and assault.
8 min, 36 sec
Why millions are flowing into the state Superintendent of Public Instruction race
The race for California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction is one of the most expensive state races in the nation. At $50 million, there’s more money flowing into this...
7 min, 40 sec
What you need to know about Measure W
California has long had a problem of rainwater washing out to the ocean -- instead of filtering into groundwater aquifers. There’s an LA County proposition on the ballot...
8 min, 13 sec
Why epilepsy is so complicated to diagnose
Author and neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan.
15 min, 33 sec