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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...

    Focus on Ashkenazi Jews in Parkinson's study continues

    The second part of a study of Ashkenazi Jews who carry the LRRK2 gene, the most common genetic contributor to Parkinson's disease, is underway in Boca Raton. Individuals of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) ancestry have a greater likelihood of having the gene...

    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...

    All cultures welcome at fifth annual All People's Day

    More than 300 people showed up March 22 at Pompey Park in Delray Beach for the fifth annual All People's Day Festival. Created by Delray Beach resident Susan Berkowitz-Schwartz in 1973, she celebrated All People's Day for 35 years in New Jersey before...