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Parkinson's Disease

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Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

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  • Parkinson's a common cause of parkinsonism, but not the only one

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband was originally diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, but later it was determined he has atypical parkinsonism. What's the difference? What treatments work best for his condition? ANSWER: Your husband's situation is not uncommon...
  • 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...
  • A Front-Row Seat For Golden Age Of Sports Reporting

    A Front-Row Seat For Golden Age Of Sports Reporting
    In the 1940s, we lived in the country. Every Sunday, after Mass, before we drove home, my father bought the Hartford Courant from a young man selling them from a stack on the wide asphalt expanse in front of church. My brother and I weren't allowed to...
  • Ruth Ryon dies at 69; creator of The Times' Hot Property column

    Ruth Ryon dies at 69; creator of The Times' Hot Property column
    Former Los Angeles Times reporter Ruth Ryon, who created the highly popular and enduring Hot Property column on celebrity real estate, died Friday at a hospice facility in Redondo Beach. She was 69. The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease,...
  • Wilmette housing advocates ask to reinstate assistance program

    Wilmette housing advocates ask to reinstate assistance program
    Ellen McManus says that, with help from Wilmette's housing assistance program, her 37-year-old daughter has gained a measure of independence in the last 15 years, despite the challenges of living with severe physical and mental disabilities. "My...
  • Local Voices Lake: March 27 edition

    Local Voices Lake: March 27 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lake Forest, Libertyville and Highland Park. Business owners This is concerning raising the minimum wage. An employer looks at a new law and considers what he has to do to comply with it. A raise for his workers of about...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people

    Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people
    Will McKamey was the valedictorian of his small high school class and often talked about going to medical school at Vanderbilt after he served his commitment to Navy. McKamey saw it as a way to help people, said Rob Hammond, the headmaster of Grace...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Chesapeake Hearing Center will provide free screenings and health information from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday,...
  • Parkinson's takes a toll on families too [Commentary]

    Parkinson's takes a toll on families too [Commentary]
    This year, approximately 60,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Parkinson's, joining the 1 million people already living with the disease in the United States and the 4 million to 6 million diagnosed with it worldwide. Their painful struggle is one...
  • 8.2 earthquake hits Chile; Pacific tsunami warning spurs evacuations

    8.2 earthquake hits Chile; Pacific tsunami warning spurs evacuations
    SANTIAGO, Chile — A shallow and powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake rocked Chile's northern coast Tuesday, sparking fires, churning up high waves, causing landslides and cutting power for thousands of people. A fireman and an elderly heart attack...