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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Medical Marijuana: Patients Before Profits

    Medical Marijuana: Patients Before Profits
    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...
  • Charles E. Lamb, noted architect

    Charles E. Lamb, noted architect
    Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
  • "Frozen shoulder" develops slowly and can take months to heal

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had pain in my right shoulder for a few weeks that has been getting worse rather than better, even though I'm letting it rest. I have come across the term "frozen shoulder" - could that be what I have? What causes it? Should I see...
  • Golden Globes keeps it weird

    Golden Globes keeps it weird
    Combining movies and TV, a live broadcast and drinking celebs always creates the potential for oddness. But with the exception of the inevitable excellence of hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who also won!), Sunday's Golden Globes was particularly strange....
  • E! apologizes for Michael J. Fox 'fun fact' in its Globes coverage

    E! apologizes for Michael J. Fox 'fun fact' in its Globes coverage
    Viewers of E!'s pre-Golden Globes online red carpet coverage on Sunday may not have caught the channel's on-screen "fun fact" about Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's diagnosis, but the Twittersphere picked up on it and outrage quickly spread. During the...
  • The NFL concussion settlement is still breathing, and that's too bad

    U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody has tossed the $765-million NFL concussion settlement out of her courtroom -- temporarily -- and that's a shame. It's a shame because she has given the parties clues to what they need to do to make the deal acceptable,...
  • Tropical fruit health claims intrigue reader

    Tropical fruit health claims intrigue reader
    Q: I have a question about a fruit from St. Lucia.  It is supposed to have cancer fighting properties and is delicious, according to my best friend.  Her boyfriend is from St. Lucia and she has had the fruit there and wonders about what a good source...
  • Monitor health issues to keep you safe behind the wheel

    For many of us, driving is a vital component of freedom and independence. But aging brings physical changes that can jeopardize your future on the road. "Most people I see don't think they have any driving problems," says Barbara Moscowitz, a geriatric...
  • Maya Romanoff, fabric designer, 1941-2014

     Maya Romanoff, fabric designer, 1941-2014
    Maya Romanoff discovered the magic of dying fabric when he saw tie-dyed T-shirts at the Woodstock music festival in 1969. He turned that fascination with colors and fabric into a career, starting the Skokie corporation that bears his name and has...
  • Divorce for Captain & Tennille, 'Love Will Keep Us Together' duo

    Divorce for Captain & Tennille, 'Love Will Keep Us Together' duo
    Children of the kitschy '70s, we're all latchkey kids now: The Captain & Tennille are getting divorced.  Toni Tennille, 73, real name Cathryn Antoinette Tennille, filed for divorce from the "Captain," Daryl Dragon, 71, in an Arizona courthouse Thursday,...