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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Md. needs a database on pesticides

    Md. needs a database on pesticides
    What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards. Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist

    Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist
    The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility. When some of the same patients...
  • Booth Gardner dies at 76; former Washington state governor

    Booth Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the nation to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was...
  • Frank John Paneno May 4, 1936 - March 2, 2013

    Frank John Paneno May 4, 1936 - March 2, 2013
    Frank John Paneno was born on May 4, 1936 in Los Angeles and passed away on March 2, 2013 in Santa Rosa at the age of 76 after a long and courageous battle with Progressive  Supranuclear Palsy. Frank graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree...
  • Through Feldenkrais, simple movements ease muscle pain

    Through Feldenkrais, simple movements ease muscle pain
    By the time people come to see Lisa Walker, they're usually desperate. These injured athletes, dancers, musicians or office workers are trying to fix what's broken. Some are looking for a way around the limitations caused by a stroke, Parkinson's...
  • Book tackles Parkinson's disease and homosexuality within Hispanic community

    Book tackles Parkinson's disease and homosexuality within Hispanic community
    Cuban-American author Johnny Diaz writes books about young gay Hispanic men as they balance family and love life issues in South Florida and Boston. Now Diaz has published his first Spanish-language novel, "Tomar La Iniciativa" The e-book, a translation...
  • The God Squad: Ending the year with a note of thanks

    My end-of-the-year report on Tommy: Fr. Tom Hartman, my pal and former partner in all the God Squad stuff, including this column, is still suffering with Parkinson's disease. He lives in a nursing home, where the people love him and care for him. Both...
  • Memorial set for Joseph Bell

    A celebration commemorating the life and writing of respected longtime journalist Joseph N. Bell is scheduled for Jan. 21. The event is set to take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m at UC Irvine's University Club, 801 East Peltason Drive, Irvine. Bell, a...
  • Medical Marijuana: Patients Before Profits

    Medical Marijuana: Patients Before Profits
    Connecticut's medical landscape changed substantially in 2013, and likely for the better, when the General Assembly adopted a law allowing the use of cannabis in the treatment of certain medical conditions and ailments. This well-crafted legislation is...
  • Charles E. Lamb, noted architect

    Charles E. Lamb, noted architect
    Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and...