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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease

    Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease
    The signs were slight at first. "I would be standing at the sink doing dishes and my toe would just twitch and twitch," says Jennifer Bona, a Middlebury mom, whose strange symptoms increased in late 2012. "I couldn't get out of bed. I couldn't move. My whole left side was frozen." A nurse in her early 40s, Bona was diagnosed with Young-Onset Parkinson's disease. "It was shocking because at my age, and even more shocking, it's so rare for a young women to get Parkinson's disease because it is a disease, typically, of older men," she says. Bona had to figure out how to get by each day, taking care of her four growing sons, while dealing with the devastating effects of this neurological condition.
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Living with diabetes. Learn from an...

    Connecticut Parkinson's Group Holding Glastonbury Gala

    Connecticut Parkinson's Group Holding Glastonbury Gala
    GLASTONBURY — Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson's is hosting a fundraising gala to raise awareness for Parkinson's disease on March 21. The "Believe It! Moving Forward for Parkinson's" gala will be held March 21 at Glastonbury Hills Country...

    Partners in Parkinson's: Free fair set for Feb. 25 in Fort Lauderdale

    Partners in Parkinson's: Free fair set for Feb. 25 in Fort Lauderdale
    Learn the latest in Parkinson's research at a free daylong fair Feb. 25 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Partners in Parkinson's, set for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will feature panels, question-and-answer...

    Discussion over 'death with dignity' emerging in Maryland

    Discussion over 'death with dignity' emerging in Maryland
    Dr. Lawrence Egbert wishes the dictionary had a better word to describe what happened to more than a dozen Marylanders as he held their hands and watched their lives end. It wasn't suicide, says the doctor who lost his state medical license last month for...