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House Proceeding on Dec 2nd, 2009 :: 0:19:05 to 0:20:20
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Russ Carnahan

0:19:01 to 0:19:21( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: work. we are committed to doing that instead of saying ba no, no, we won't do anything. that's the message we are getting from the other s but we will continue to work for the american people. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: jimplete for what purpose does the gentlemafrom missouri rise?

Russ Carnahan

0:19:05 to 0:20:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Russ Carnahan

Russ Carnahan

0:19:22 to 0:19:42( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: mr. carnahan: to address the house for one minute. objection the gentleman is recognized for one min mr. carnahan: there's a condition in this country that affects more than three million people. and sees 200,000 new cases every year, 25% are children. it's epilepsy. it's the third most common neurological disorder after alzheimer's and stroke. the cause is unknown and 2/3 of epilepsy cases.

Russ Carnahan

0:19:43 to 0:20:03( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: it can develop at any age. it can be the result of genetic, stroke, head injury, and other factors. earlier this year i m spirited 9-year-olds from my district. since the age of 7 chad has been living with epilepsy and faces challenges in school because of miscondeppingses. despite diagnosis and treatment

Russ Carnahan

0:20:04 to 0:20:20( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: it is often misunderstood and overlooked. contrary to belief it is not contagious. some believe epilepsy is curable by medication or treatment when in fact over 30% of patients still suffer uncontrollable seizures. this is why raising awareness is

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