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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Promoting awareness of Parkinson's disease

    As many as 1 million people live with Parkinson's disease, a progressive brain disorder for which there is no cure. Additionally, millions more are involved in caring for those who suffer from this complex disease affecting speech and motor function.
  • Howard County health digest

    Blood donations The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross is requesting blood donations. Eligible donors can call 800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment. Platelet donors should call 800-272-2123. Dance classes...

    Carnett: Progress in Parkinson's research gives hope

    April is national Parkinson's Awareness Month. I know a bit about Parkinson's disease; we've lived together for 17 years. My father had it for nine years. I received my own diagnosis eight years ago, just before he died. I have an uncle who's...

    Study: Nightmares could be a sign of poor health

    Study: Nightmares could be a sign of poor health
    A recent study shows that frequent nightmares can provide insight into a person's health, and recurring nightmares can be a sign of health conditions, including heart problems and severe infections.  According to the study by sleep researchers at...

    8.2 earthquake hits Chile; Pacific tsunami warning spurs evacuations

    8.2 earthquake hits Chile; Pacific tsunami warning spurs evacuations
    SANTIAGO, Chile — A shallow and powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake rocked Chile's northern coast Tuesday, sparking fires, churning up high waves, causing landslides and cutting power for thousands of people. A fireman and an elderly heart attack...