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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music

    Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music
    The past few weeks have been rough on Marin Alsop. Late last month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's music director gathered with family and friends in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at the bedside of her mother. Ruth Alsop, whose career included playing...
  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth. Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...
  • 'Not impressed' Ashley Wagner is the new McKayla Maroney

    'Not impressed' Ashley Wagner is the new McKayla Maroney
    U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner didn't like the score she got for her short program in the team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday. And, like Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney before her, she wasn't able to hide her disappointment....
  • Fate of starving Syrian men evacuated from Homs remains unknown

    Fate of starving Syrian men evacuated from Homs remains unknown
    HOMS, Syria — They appeared like a defeated army, gray blankets draping their shoulders, baggy clothes flowing over withered frames, faces gaunt and exhausted. At least half a dozen had lost limbs; others arrived in wheelchairs and on stretchers....
  • UCI wants volunteers for drug trial

    A UC Irvine doctor is looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical trial of a drug meant to fight some affects of in Parkinson's disease. Dr. Neal Hermanowicz needs volunteers from the Irvine area who would help test the affects of rasagiline...
  • Nat Lehrman, former Playboy editor, 1929-2014

     Nat Lehrman, former Playboy editor, 1929-2014
    Nat Lehrman was an influential editor at Playboy magazine from the 1960s through the 1980s, working closely with magazine founder Hugh Hefner and specializing in articles on human sexuality and social activism. Mr. Lehrman, 84, died of complications...
  • Brother of boy who died in Austin fire: 'I tried to go back and get him'

    Brother of boy who died in Austin fire: 'I tried to go back and get him'
    Fourteen-year-old Donte Benamon said he told his little brother to stay away from the stove twice Friday – the night the family’s South Austin home caught fire. But 3-year-old Jaantwiaon Edwards went back a third time to cook himself some...
  • Trisha Yearwood cooks up a tour

    Trisha Yearwood cooks up a tour
    Trisha Yearwood has gone on her share of semi-mandatory tours after releasing new albums, and her husband, Garth Brooks, is about to embark on a mammoth world journey. So Yearwood decided that if she wanted to perform on her own terms, she'd better do...
  • Review: Trisha Yearwood whets our appetite

    Review: Trisha Yearwood whets our appetite
    Yes, Trisha, you need to get out of the house more. You're welcome here anytime. Trisha Yearwood opened her show Wednesday night - her first concert tour in five years - by telling the audience, "I just needed to get out of the house and sing some...
  • Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'

    Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'
    When plans for a Holocaust memorial in Berlin were announced years ago, German writer Martin Walser wondered how many monuments to shame his country would have to build. It was a telling sentiment for a nation that could not cleanse the past yet wanted...
  • Musical therapy

    Musical therapy
    In the 1950s classic "Roll Over Beethoven," Chuck Berry declares, "I got the rockin' pneumonia / I need a shot of rhythm and blues / I caught the rollin' arthritis / sitting down at a rhythm review." The day may never come when music can cure...