Kill's Retirement Highlights Challenges Of Treating EpilepsyGopher football coach Jerry Kill abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday morning because of ongoing health issues. His battle with epilepsy has been a very public one. Kill was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2005 when he was coaching at Southern Illinois.
Minnesota AG Sues Epilepsy Foundation Over Charitable FundraisingThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, claiming the charity has allowed the thrift store chain Savers to use signs that are misleading to donors.
Camp Oz Caters To Kids With EpilepsyCamp Oz on the shores of the St. Croix River may seem like your typical camp complete with cabins, a camp counselor's office, a mess hall, and volleyball and basketball courts. But at Camp Oz most of the children have something in common -- they suffer from seizures, and some have epilepsy.
Coach Kill Donates $100K To Help Teach Kids About EpilepsyUniversity of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced on Thursday -- national Rise Above Seizures Day -- he will be making a $100,000 donation to help children dealing with epilepsy.
One Week After Seizure, Supporters Rally For Coach KillGopher head coach Jerry Kill received a spirited show of support before Saturday's game against San Jose State. Hundreds of people gathered outside TCF Bank Stadium for a rally organized by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota. The outpour of support comes after Kill suffered a seizure during last week's game. It was third time in the last three years he missed part of a game because of his epilepsy.
Good Question: What Happens During A Seizure? For Gopher football coach Jerry Kill, the sudden spike in seizures has been a mystery. For scientists looking into seizures, the inner-workings of the brain is always a mystery. So what is a seizure and what happens inside the brain?