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Parkinson's Disease

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  • TCA press tour: Michael J. Fox on his new NBC sitcom, Parkinson's

    TCA press tour: Michael J. Fox on his new NBC sitcom, Parkinson's
    Michael J. Fox helped establish NBC as the nation’s top broadcaster in the 1980s in the classic sitcom “Family Ties.” Now the ratings-troubled peacock network is hoping the beloved star can help them reclaim some ratings glory with...
  • Donald L. Symington, Broadway actor

    Donald L. Symington, Broadway actor
    Donald L. Symington, a career feature actor whose classic patrician good looks earned him roles on Broadway and in movies, television, soap operas and regional theaters, died Wednesday of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The...
  • Quinn signs law expanding gym class exemption for disabled students

    Quinn signs law expanding gym class exemption for disabled students
    Students with disabilities who play organized sports outside of school will be able to skip gym class under a new state law. Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill Sunday expanding the physical education class waiver in a ceremony at a sports center in Chicago'...
  • Family outraged at not being notified of killer's release

    Family outraged at not being notified of killer's release
    Harry Yuspa had many relatives in the Baltimore area — some have lived at the same addresses for 40 years. Yet prosecutors said they couldn't find any to let them know the man convicted of killing Yuspa would soon be released. That meant none of...
  • Study casts new doubts on football links with CTE

    Study casts new doubts on football links with CTE
    A new study by a Chicago-area researcher casts doubt on the idea that football players are suffering the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, but the findings still show an elevated risk of cognitive problems later in...
  • Raunchy 'Facts of Life' parody opens at Footlight Theater

     Raunchy 'Facts of Life' parody opens at Footlight Theater
    Those who fondly remember 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life" may enjoy this raunchy send-up of the TV show about four teen girls coming of age. Following a six-week run in South Florida, Jamie Morris's very-adult parody comes to the Parliament House's...
  • William P. Clark dies at 81; close advisor to President Reagan

    William P. Clark dies at 81; close advisor to President Reagan
    William P. Clark, who rose from a California campaign volunteer to become one of President Reagan's most trusted advisors, died Saturday. He was 81. Clark died at his ranch home in the central California town of Shandon after a long battle with...
  • Carnett: Doing battle daily with Parkinson's

    I sometimes need to be reminded to be grateful for things I take for granted. Like walking. I have a good friend, several years older than I, who’s battling an advanced stage of Parkinson’s disease. An avid walker for many years, he daily...
  • David C. Jones dies at 92; chairman of Joint Chiefs

    David C. Jones dies at 92; chairman of Joint Chiefs
    David C. Jones, a retired Air Force general who helped set in motion a far-reaching reorganization of the U.S. military command while serving as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died Saturday at a military retirement community in Potomac Falls, Va....
  • Steinberg: NCAA might be to blame

    The lawsuit by former NFL players against the league claiming lack of warnings to players about the dangers, and alleging studies showing damage were covered up, has generated massive public focus. There is a lawsuit in its early stages brought by...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Modern Dads' on A&E

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Modern Dads' on A&E
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Broadchurch Fingerprints at the...