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Parkinson's Disease

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  • 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...
  • Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype

    Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
    Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection. The...
  • 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....
  • Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator

     Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator
    During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
  • Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach clashes with Brandon Rios camp

    A verbal and physical altercation involving Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach and members of Brandon Rios' camp broke out Wednesday at the Macau gym where both fighters are training for their WBO welterweight title this weekend. It was an ugly...
  • Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title

    Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title
    Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process. But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
  • Gary Stein: Logic goes up in smoke in Tallahassee

    This kind of logic might not make sense to you. It makes absolutely no sense to me. But to the folks in power in Tallahassee, well, it makes perfect sense. Which tells you all you need to know about your elected officials. Many folks in Tallahassee,...
  • Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break

    Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break
    Whether you are contemplating moving into an adult community or you are a caregiver seeking short-term care for a loved one, area retirement communities offer programs and guidance to address either scenario. In many instances, these short stays turn into...
  • 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....
  • Carnett: Afflicted with Parkinson's but grateful for support

    We eight sat around a table last week on the shores of a lovely lake enjoying a picnic lunch. It was a gorgeous Southern California afternoon — blue skies and fleecy, white clouds — and we relished our much-anticipated "hang" time together....
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...