| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Patients with Parkinson's disease often suffer from depression, medical experts said Thursday, after Robin Williams' widow revealed that the comedian was in "early stages" of the neurological disease at the time of his apparent suicide.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease at the time of his death, his wife Susan Schneider said in a new statement.
"Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as...
| 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,...
| Mar 27, 2014
Letters to the editor from Lake Forest, Libertyville and Highland Park.
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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:51 PM
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.
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...