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Parkinson's Disease

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  • 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,...
  • Joe Bell: 'insatiably curious ... a great friend'

     Joe Bell: 'insatiably curious ... a great friend'
    As a devoted newspaper man, Joseph Bell spent his life sharing stories. After two hours and more than a dozen speeches during Bell's memorial Tuesday night, it became clear that Bell's personality and humor touched just as many people as his widely...
  • TV Picks: 'The Michael J. Fox Show,' 'The State of Arizona'

    TV Picks: 'The Michael J. Fox Show,' 'The State of Arizona'
    "The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...
  • Vogelsberg steps down as Geneva alderman

    Vogelsberg steps down as Geneva alderman
    The city of Geneva is looking for applicants to represent its Third Ward after Ald. Dawn Vogelsberg announced this week that she was giving up the seat she's held for 10 years. Vogelsberg made the surprise announcement at the end of Tuesday's City...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Carnett: Progress in Parkinson's research gives hope

    April is national Parkinson's Awareness Month. I know a bit about Parkinson's disease; we've lived together for 17 years. My father had it for nine years. I received my own diagnosis eight years ago, just before he died. I have an uncle who's...
  • 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...