Bad News, Guys
3 million: Number of American adults living with epilepsy in 2017
2.3 million: Number in 2010
Source: Centers for Disease Control
Stories for the Waiting Room
Illinois has become the 48th and latest state to open its organ donor registry to 16- and 17-year-olds. However, because they are still legally minors, parents retain final decision about organ donation until their children turn 18.
Phobia of the Week
Anthophobia: fear of flowers
Never Say Diet
The Major League Eating record for ice cream is 16.5 pints in 6 minutes, held by Miki Sudo. For the record, the flavor was vanilla. No word on whether Sudo suffered a major league sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia -- the scientific name for an ice cream headache.