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Parkinson's Disease

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  • William Kieschnick dies at 90; engineer led Atlantic Richfield oil company

    William Kieschnick dies at 90; engineer led Atlantic Richfield oil company
    William Kieschnick, a chemical engineer who in the 1980s led the Atlantic Richfield oil company and used his executive skills to help stabilize the fledgling Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has died. He was 90. Kieschnick had Parkinson's...
  • Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson's, says she can no longer sing

    Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson's, says she can no longer sing
    Singer Linda Ronstadt says she has Parkinson’s disease and can no longer sing. The 67-year-old musician made the disclosure in an AARP Magazine interview posted online Friday. Ronstadt, an 11-time Grammy winner, said that she was diagnosed...
  • Linda Ronstadt: Her most memorable songs

    Linda Ronstadt: Her most memorable songs
    Linda Ronstadt has disclosed that she is suffering from Parkinson's disease, and that the neurological disorder has left her unable to sing. The 67-year-old musician made the disclosure in an AARP Magazine interview posted online Friday. Ronstadt,...
  • Linda Ronstadt to appear live in L.A. for her book 'Simple Dreams'

    Linda Ronstadt to appear live in L.A. for her book 'Simple Dreams'
    Linda Ronstadt, who recently went public with her diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, will appear in Los Angeles next month to talk about her upcoming memoir. Parkinson's has taken away her ability to sing, but she still plans to talk about her book,...
  • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
  • Former umpire Frank Pulli dies at 78

    Former umpire Frank Pulli dies at 78
    Longtime major league umpire Frank Pulli, who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, has died at Palm Harbor, Fla. He was 78. “He was ahead of his time,” Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez, involved...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Pulli, William Froug, Soledad Mexia

    PASSINGS: Frank Pulli, William Froug, Soledad Mexia
    Frank Pulli MLB umpire turned to instant replay in '99 Frank Pulli, 78, a longtime umpire for Major League Baseball who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, died Wednesday in Palm Harbor, Fla., of...
  • Frank Martinez dies at 89; noted L.A. artist

    Frank Martinez dies at 89; noted L.A. artist
    Frank Martinez laid his shaking hands on the surface of the blank canvas. As before every painting, he said a prayer. Then the artist began his work. He applied acrylic paint and, with a rag, wiped it away. Shapes began to form and colors blended into...
  • Alzheimer's support group meets second Thursday of the month

    These groups meet regularly. Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
  • Carnett: A pure voice stolen by Parkinson's

    My heart goes out to one of my all-time favorite singers, Linda Ronstadt. I'm a bigger fan of hers today than ever. A superstar pop artist of the 1970s, her smash hits include "You're No Good" and "When Will I Be Loved." She later segued into such...
  • Blair Underwood stars in remake of 'Ironside'

    The hands tell the story. Blair Underwood, walking the Studio City set of NBC's update of its '60s police procedural "Ironside," held his out for inspection. Clearly, they've been in circulation — slightly worn and toughened. A symptom of taking...