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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Steinberg: Breakthrough is coming

    Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging. Breakthroughs in brain research and...
  • 'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies

    'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies
    Gary David Goldberg, the creator of the iconic 1980s and '90s  comedies "Family Ties" and "Spin City," has died. He was 68. Family members said Goldberg died Saturday in his Montecito home from brain cancer. Goldberg was a Brooklyn native who worked...
  • Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'

    Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'
    When he had his first important business meeting, Gary David Goldberg arrived with a fertile mind and a seasoned thumb. Without any TV writing credits, he hitchhiked from San Diego to Los Angeles to meet an agent and talk TV. A big bear of a former...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
  • Briefly In the News

    Contest being held to celebrate marine areas Laguna Bluebelt is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Laguna's marine protected areas with its annual photo contest, according to a news release. Contest prizes include: •A helicopter ride along...
  • Revolutionize retail

    Revolutionize retail
    Design mavens across the country had cause for regret in February when Murray Moss closed the doors of his namesake store in SoHo (though a highly edited website, mossonline.com, still lives on). Now where to go and see the latest and greatest in...
  • End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists

    End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists
    Even as they celebrate clearing a legal hurdle, worries of stem cell research grant money evaporating constantly weigh on scientists like Dr. Ted Dawson, whose projects at Johns Hopkins Hospital have helped inform treatment of neurological diseases like...
  • 'Side Effects' remains stuck in the bedroom

     'Side Effects' remains stuck in the bedroom
    "Side Effects May Include …," the new solo comedy from the "Seinfeld" writer Marc Jaffe and playwright Eric Coble, bills itself as a play about Parkinson's disease. By Act 2, it feels very much like a show about sex. That's because an increased...
  • Connecticut's Draft Regulations for A Medical Marijuana System Are Here, But Getting Pot to Patients Will Take A While

    Connecticut's regulatory plan for creating a medical marijuana growing and distribution system are finally up for review on a state website, but state officials warn it could be another year before the program is up and running. The 74 pages of proposed...
  • Community news: 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar available, Alumni gems to receive Diamond Awards

    Community news: 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar available, Alumni gems to receive Diamond Awards
    Local landmarks are interpreted through aspiring young artists on the pages of the 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar. The calendar was created through the “I Love LA” art project by students who receive academic enrichment and...
  • Ronny Dean Newman

    Ronny Dean Newman
    Obituary Ronny Dean Newman began life in Lake City, Iowa on December 4, 1938.  He enjoyed humorously noting that there was actually NO lake, and NO city.  His parents, Harold and Verva Astleford Newman continued on to have 10 more children.  Life for the...