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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'

    Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'
    Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down. Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
  • Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer

    Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer
    Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88. Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: Resident receives new, fuzzy friend

    On the Town: Resident receives new, fuzzy friend
    An actress who first broke into national prominence in the 1960s, Toni Bua starred on the CBS daytime drama "Love of Life" as Tess Krakauer opposite her real-life love and husband, Gene Bua. As the years went by, Toni and Gene left New York and came...
  • 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...
  • Sunday column: Florida's lone legal pot smoker would love company

    Now that the Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for voters to decide the fate of medical marijuana in November, I called Florida's only legal pot smoker for his toke, uh, I mean take. "We're in for a tough battle," said Irvin Rosenfeld, 60, a...
  • Romeoville H.S. teacher alleges discrimination in lawsuit

    Romeoville H.S. teacher alleges discrimination in lawsuit
    A Romeoville High School teacher has filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U, alleging district officials discriminated against her in a variety of ways and retaliated against her when she filed a complaint. Arlette Morris, 61, has...
  • Goal met for Williamsburg writer

    William Pearson's newly published book "The Icarus Parallel," is more than just a tale of international intrigue. The story runs much deeper, representing an accomplishment that had a genesis in the 1960s when Pearson was living in Crete. His...
  • Poor Iranians line up in the cold for government food handouts

    TEHRAN -- For the third consecutive day, low-income Iranian families lined up Tuesday in harsh winter weather outside government–run distribution centers to pick up free food parcels. The nationwide handouts are part of an effort by Iranian...