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Parkinson's Disease

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Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

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  • 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,...
  • Babcock shows grace, humor, humility in Virginia Tech introduction

    BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is a college coach's son. He played college baseball and has worked in college sports administration for most of his adult life. "Indirectly or directly, I've been preparing to sit up here for 43 years," Babcock said...
  • Racing lover Jeremy Grim's final lap is funeral procession

    They did the nicest thing for Jeremy Grim at his funeral. You couldn't have imagined a nicer thing, or a more fitting one. As the funeral procession made its way from the funeral home to the cemetery on Monday, it took a detour onto the grounds of the...
  • Reeling, Chicago's gay and lesbian film festival, is back

    Reeling, Chicago's gay and lesbian film festival, is back
    The timing feels serendipitous. After a hiatus in 2012 to regroup, Reeling, Chicago's long-running gay and lesbian film festival, is back — kicking off just days after Illinois lawmakers voted in favor of marriage equality. You can't plan that...
  • Owner seeks accommodation for navigating dark stairwell

    Owner seeks accommodation for navigating dark stairwell
    Q: I am a senior citizen with Parkinson's disease, which seriously compromises my sense of balance. I own a first-floor unit in a three-story walk-up condominium building. The back stairwell provides the only access to the laundry room and storage room...
  • Success, integrity, courage mark Weaver's Virginia Tech legacy

    Success, integrity, courage mark Weaver's Virginia Tech legacy
    The morning after found Jim Weaver at peace and reflective, more convinced than ever of his life-altering decision, and moved by others' response. Weaver announced Tuesday that he is retiring as Virginia Tech's athletic director. His tenure was...
  • Alan Trounson, California's Dr. Stem Cell

    In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
  • Jared Patton: Shaken baby boy 'went with peace'

    Jared Patton: Shaken baby boy 'went with peace'
    They called him a gladiator — locked in the fight of his life. For his life. A battle to breathe in. To breathe out. To take in enough sustenance and medicine to carry his little broken body over one hour to the next. To love and be loved in...
  • Signs an older relative needs help at home

    Signs an older relative needs help at home
    Determining whether a parent or relative is too old or ill to live alone is a complicated decision for any family, emotionally and financially. Keeping an eye out for early warning signs is an important part of the process, say local experts. For Minerva...
  • Wishing for the right to make that final exit

    Wishing for the right to make that final exit
    Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...
  • Condition mimics Parkinson's, Alzheimer's leading to misdiagnoses

    Condition mimics Parkinson's, Alzheimer's leading to misdiagnoses
    J.D. and Donna Cain are all smiles these days. It’s amazing, considering what the couple has gone through. For more than a decade, J.D. lived with what he thought was Parkinson’s. “I could think, and I'd know it was in there. But I...