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Parkinson's Disease

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Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

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  • The God Squad: Ending the year with a note of thanks

    My end-of-the-year report on Tommy: Fr. Tom Hartman, my pal and former partner in all the God Squad stuff, including this column, is still suffering with Parkinson's disease. He lives in a nursing home, where the people love him and care for him. Both...
  • Memorial set for Joseph Bell

    A celebration commemorating the life and writing of respected longtime journalist Joseph N. Bell is scheduled for Jan. 21. The event is set to take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m at UC Irvine's University Club, 801 East Peltason Drive, Irvine. Bell, a...
  • Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator

     Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator
    During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
  • Medical Marijuana: Patients Before Profits

    Medical Marijuana: Patients Before Profits
    Connecticut's medical landscape changed substantially in 2013, and likely for the better, when the General Assembly adopted a law allowing the use of cannabis in the treatment of certain medical conditions and ailments. This well-crafted legislation is...
  • Charles E. Lamb, noted architect

    Charles E. Lamb, noted architect
    Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and...
  • "Frozen shoulder" develops slowly and can take months to heal

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had pain in my right shoulder for a few weeks that has been getting worse rather than better, even though I'm letting it rest. I have come across the term "frozen shoulder" - could that be what I have? What causes it? Should I see...
  • ARCHIVE: Virginia Tech AD has Parkinson's disease (April 27, 2006)

     Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease and that doctors believe his goal of working another 10 years is realistic. Weaver, 61, was diagnosed in the summer of 2004 after his sister noticed a change in...
  • Concert Review: Huntington's APA puts twist on Beatles' album

    Concert Review: Huntington's APA puts twist on Beatles' album
    In 1966, John Lennon made an infamous — and, by his reckoning, misunderstood — comment that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now." Thursday night in Huntington Beach, the Fab Four met religion again, and it was evident which side...
  • ARCHIVE: Battling Parkinson's disease, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver finds inspiration in his 5-year-old son (June 18, 2006)

    Her reach was instinctive, like stretching for the snooze button. No need to look. Hold hands as often as Traci and Jim Weaver, and the fingers interlock naturally. Except this time Traci's right hand didn't connect with Jim's left. This time Traci's...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver retiring for health reasons

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver retiring for health reasons
    Jim Weaver, who presided over the most successful era in Virginia Tech sports history, is retiring at year’s end because of ongoing health problems. Sharon McCloskey, a long-time associate athletic director at the school, will serve as interim...
  • The Valley Line: Fall is the time for fundraisers

    The Valley Line: Fall is the time for fundraisers
    On Monday morning, Veterans Day, I was so focused on my computer screen that it seemed that the rest of the world had disappeared. Like a pesky fly, a low but persistent sound penetrated my consciousness. I was taken out of time and place because it...