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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Injured warrior breaks down barriers

    Injured warrior breaks down barriers
    Still feeling the effects of the nerve damage suffered when her arm broke in half while she was serving in Afghanistan, Marine Sgt. Lorie Yrigoyen stood on the podium on the first day of the Warrior Games, gold medal in hand. The following Thursday,...
  • Mom's Fight For Treatment And Diagnosis Changes Daughter's Life

    Sometimes parents hear an assessment or a diagnosis about their child that just doesn't feel right. But it can be easy to listen to a voice of authority, such as a principal or pediatrician, and doubt ourselves. But after countless visits to doctors,...
  • Harry H. Boublitz, librarian

    Harry H. Boublitz, librarian
    Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83. The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...
  • Casey Kasem's children stage protest in effort to see ailing dad

    Casey Kasem's children stage protest in effort to see ailing dad
    Casey Kasem's three children from his first marriage staged a protest in front of his Holmby Hills home on Tuesday, declaring their only intention was to get to see the ailing 81-year-old radio icon. A number of family, friends and former co-workers...
  • TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring

    TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring
    The title of Stephen Frears' new docudrama, which debuts on HBO on Saturday, is obviously provocative: "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." It could refer to many things — his bouts in the boxing ring, his complicated relationship with the public or...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group...
  • 'Parkinson Radio Hour' debuts in South Florida

    'Parkinson Radio Hour' debuts in South Florida
    There's a new local radio show for South Floridians with Parkinson's disease. "The Parkinson's Radio Hour" airs from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays on WBZT-AM 1230, covering South Florida from the Keys to Vero beach. The show, which debuted Oct. 5, serves as a...
  • Mercy to sever ties with midwife group

    Mercy to sever ties with midwife group
    Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs. The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in...
  • Szabo: Newport's good Knight

    Szabo: Newport's good Knight
    Newport Harbor High senior Kate Knight has had quite a ride with the Sailors girls' tennis team. In Knight's first three years on varsity with the Sailors, they won the Sunset League twice, advancing to the CIF Southern Section Division 2 title match in...
  • Paul M. Baker, basketball coach

    Paul M. Baker, basketball coach
    Paul M. Baker, a highly respected Baltimore basketball coach who was inducted into three athletic halls of fame, died Saturday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Genesis Health Care — The Pines in Easton. He was 78. "He was quite a figure...
  • NFL players' brains at work show early signs of concussions' toll

    NFL players' brains at work show early signs of concussions' toll
    Watching the brains of former football players at work on a demanding mental task, researchers believe they have identified an early warning sign of concussions' cumulative toll, and the cognitive trouble it may portend. The study found only modest...