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Parkinson's Disease

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Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

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  • Robin Williams' Parkinson's diagnosis revealed by wife Susan Schneider

    While urging others to seek help for problems they might be facing, Robin Williams' wife Susan Schneider on Thursday revealed a detail that had previously been kept private: Her husband had been in the "early stages of Parkinson's disease," she said in...
  • Robin Williams and Hollywood's illness stigma

    The graphic details of Robin Williams' suicide were shocking when a Marin County coroner revealed them Wednesday. But on Thursday came an equally startling revelation: Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death....
  • Google buys high-tech spoon maker, expands healthcare focus

    Google buys high-tech spoon maker, expands healthcare focus
    Google Inc has acquired the maker of a high-tech spoon that helps people suffering from neurodegenerative tremors to eat, the Internet company's latest foray into the healthcare and biotechnology market. The company is joining the Google[x] division,...
  • 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...
  • Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists

    Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's economic rebound is affording lawmakers the election-year opportunity to spread extra dollars to schools, retailers, shoppers, corporations, state employees and environmental groups. Just Tuesday, a Senate committee advanced a...
  • Gary Stein: Logic goes up in smoke in Tallahassee

    This kind of logic might not make sense to you. It makes absolutely no sense to me. But to the folks in power in Tallahassee, well, it makes perfect sense. Which tells you all you need to know about your elected officials. Many folks in Tallahassee,...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities and trips are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Line Dance party Phyllis and Larry Laser will provide the music from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday,...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
  • 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@...
  • 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...