| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Dr. Lawrence Egbert wishes the dictionary had a better word to describe what happened to more than a dozen Marylanders as he held their hands and watched their lives end. It wasn't suicide, says the doctor who lost his state medical license last month for...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 11:00 AM
AbbVie said on Monday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its drug for Parkinson's disease.
Duopa, which is delivered directly into the small intestine with a portable infusion pump, treats symptoms such as tremors and muscle rigidity. The...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
For a company best known for its search engine, Google is making big investments in the medical field: A contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels; magnetic nano particles to detect signs of cancer and impending heart attacks.
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Let some in the political world obsess over whether Mitt Romney plans to run for president for a third time — Ann Romney has a bigger project in mind.
On Tuesday at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Romneys are launching the Ann...
| Nov 18, 2014
Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334.
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:04 AM
CANTON — An informational presentation for people suffering from Parkinson's disease and those caring for them will be on Monday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the town's senior center, according to an announcement from the senior and social services...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:16 AM
"Right uppercut! Harder, harder, harder!"
At T3 Health and Fitness in Cooper City, physical therapist Craig Marks barks instructions as he spars with William Defreitas, who swings wildly and charges forward with more jabs.
There's an invisible...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:29 AM
A week before, Mary Jane Lutton couldn't walk and bend to pick up something without falling over.
But on this day at St. Luke's Physical Therapy office in Bethlehem, the 63-year-old walked confidently, bent, picked up a ball and kept moving forward....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Robin Williams' suicide is a tragedy that broke the hearts of his family and friends and an entire nation. But with the stunning revelation that the famous comedian had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the actor's death is particularly...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said on Thursday, drawing public attention to the correlation between the diseases.
| 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.