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A Note at a Time


"[L]ike any good poker player you eventually learn to deal with the hand PD dealt you. With Parkinson's, it doesn't hurt to have a card or two up your sleeve!...What could prove challenging, do-able w…
December 21, 2020

Parkinson’s and the ‘D’ word


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


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


“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


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


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


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.


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


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

Controlled Flight into Terrain


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

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