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Parkinson's Disease

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  • 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...
  • Emmys: Michael J. Fox Preps for Series Return With Guest Turns

    Guest star gigs let Michael J. Fox dip his toe into the acting waters after walking away from his starring role on "Spin City" in 2000 due to symptoms from Parkinson's disease. "The guest shots were great," Fox says. "It really brought me to a place...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
  • Scrabble 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. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Turlock mother guilty of smoking meth as toddler starved to death

    A jury this week found a Stanislaus County mother guilty of second-degree murder after she left her 2-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy alone in a room for days without food or water as she hung out and smoked methamphetamine. "This is a child who...
  • News of the Weird: Government in Action

    News of the Weird: Government in Action
    The National Security Agency is a “supercomputing powerhouse,” wrote ProPublica.org in July, with “machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second” -- but apparently it has no ability...
  • 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...