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Parkinson’s and the ‘D’ word

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On my first visit to see my neurologist several years ago, much to my surprise, I was asked if I struggled with depression. I answered no. My doctor proceeded to tell me that depression is one of the…
September 06, 2017

Feel it in the Gut: Daughters of People with Parkinson’s

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Débora Luiz is a full-time student and aspiring neuropsychologist. She also has a dad with Parkinson's.
April 30, 2018

AstraZeneca Joins Takeda, Berg to Advance Development of Parkinson’s Disease Therapies

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“Today there are no medicines that can slow or halt the degenerative progress of Parkinson’s disease so this remains a large area of unmet medical need,” Mene Pangalos, AstraZeneca’s executive vice pr…
September 05, 2017

Coping With Parkinson's Early

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The following is an excerpt from the book Alter The Course. Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's disease. Parkinson’s disease is an unexpected- and unwanted- twist and turn in your life journey. Like any journ…
March 20, 2018

Pairing Tango & Parkinson's

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At first glance, dancing the tango and Parkinson’s seem like an unlikely pair. Gabriela Condrea, founder of TangoStride™, a tango dance program created for those with mobility issues like multiple scl…
April 23, 2018

Lifestyle: The art and heartbreak of caregiving

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The role of a caregiver can vary widely from person to person, patient to patient - and the two books we'll be covering in this week's column exemplify that to a T.
March 04, 2016

LIFE Shared This Remarkable Parkinson's Disease Story in 1959.

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The great LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White was in Tokyo in 1952 when she first discovered that, in the middle of a physically demanding photojournalistic career, the dull pain in her left leg w…
June 01, 2017

Lessons From Having Parkinson's

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Having Parkinson's doesn't come without its own life lessons of gratitude, patience, and humility.
May 09, 2018

Controlled Flight into Terrain

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What goes up must come down. How do we live with the laws of gravity - and Parkinson's? Cartoonist and author Peter Dunlap-Shohl shares some ideas.
June 11, 2018

The Ballard Wave

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Seattle is a rapidly changing city; living with Parkinson's can provide a unique perspective on urban nuances. In light of this, a long-time resident of Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, Terry Harrigan,…
June 27, 2018

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