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Immune gene variant magnifies Parkinson's risk from insecticide exposure

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Long-term overexposure to pesticides could affect human’s immune system and therefore raises the risk of getting PD

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Parkinson's Awareness Month

Monday April 27, 2015

Brad Perry, Young Onset Support Group Facilitator, and Lisa Bain, NWPF Board Member, talk about local and national Parkinson's advocacy as well as the need for Parkinson's research.

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Finding Time for Caregiver Care

Tuesday April 28, 2015

When taking care of your loved one is a full time job, how do you take care of the caregiver?

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The Helplessness Antidote

Friday April 24, 2015

Exercise can liberate us from this deadly feeling, freeing our spirits as we free our bodies.

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Lunchtime LaboratoryMore Videos

Presenter: Jennifer Sheridan Palute

Logo - Webinar ProgramNWPF & PRO present the June installment of the Lunchtime Laboratory Webinar Series.


This Lunchtime Laboratory webinar brings a special update for the Parkinson's community from the Parkinson's Action Network.

We all know that data on Parkinson's disease is sparse at best, but do you know why? During this special presentation, learn the history of data gathering for Parkinson's, current estimates of Parkinson's numbers and why it's so important to have better numbers for research purposes. You'll also find out about a bill going through Congress and what you can do to help it pass.

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Jennifer Sheridan Palute
Director of Policy, Parkinson's Action Network

Jennier is responsible for developing and advancing policy issues important to the Parkinson's community and oversees the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN)'s government relations team. Jennifer joined PAN in July 2012 as the director of policy development. Most recently, she was the associate director, federal affairs at the Alzheimer's Association, where she represented the federal policy priorities of the organization before Congress, federal agencies and community stakeholders. Previously, Jennifer worked at PAN for four years as the senior government relations manager. Jennifer received a bachelor's degree in policial science from James Madison University and a master's of public policy degree from George Mason University. 

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

Parkinson's Post, Winter 2015

In this issue:

  • Parkinson's in Seattle: Gloria's Story
  • The ED Corner
  • World Parkinson Congree
  • Artwork of Julio Angulo
  • Save the Date for HOPE™ Conference 2015
  • The Face of PD
  • The Tremolos & Music Works Northwest
  • Tribute Gifts
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Tim Hague's Blog

Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Tim Hague Small 

Examples of living your best
I want to highlight some of the things being done by individuals all over North America in an attempt to lighten the burden of Parkinson's. These are just a few of the individuals in the world who are striving to help those of us with Parkinson's 'Live Your Best'. Read More

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