| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:01 PM
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,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:39 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2014
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,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:36 PM
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,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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@...
| Jan 5, 2014
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....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...