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Parkinson's Disease

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  • 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...
  • Kids Read & Write Program: week seven

    Kids Read & Write Program: week seven
    "Get Well Soon" by Julie Halpern Get Well Soon, by Julie Halpern, is about a girl so depressed, her parents decide to send her to a mental hospital. But as she finds her place in this wacked-up, cut-off world, she realizes that it isn't as bad as she...
  • Lou Scheimer dies at 84; founder of cartoon studio Filmation

    Lou Scheimer dies at 84; founder of cartoon studio Filmation
    Lou Scheimer, who founded the Filmation animation studio that became a Saturday-morning cartoon powerhouse with characters such as Fat Albert, He-Man and the Archies, died Thursday at his home in Tarzana. He was 84. He had Parkinson's disease, said...
  • A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury?

    A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury?
    Deep-brain stimulation, a technique used for more than a decade to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, may help restore greater function and more natural movement to patients with spinal cord injuries that have left at least a few nerves intact,...
  • Carnett: Private moments with the Master of Menace

    Most of the characters he portrayed died screaming. His demeanor and manner of speaking gave one the distinct impression that he was an upper-crust Englishman — the accent was formal and his voice richly, even creepily, sonorous. In actuality,...
  • Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero

    Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero
    America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero. I nominate Michael J. Fox. He's not...