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Parkinson's Pete Reviews "The Highest Tide"

Friday July 06, 2018

Parkinson's Pete reviews "The Highest Tide", a unique novel by Pacific Northwest author Jim Lynch.

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Parkinson's Pete Reviews "I Give My Eyes" by Brian Peterson

Friday June 22, 2018

In this review of Brain H. Peterson's "I Give My Eyes", Parkinson's Pete focuses on the author's eloquent and frank writing of his experience with Parkinson's.  

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Pete Beidler Reviews "The Heartbeat of Creativity"

Friday May 25, 2018

Parkinson's Pete brings his eagle-eye to this text on creativity, Parkinson's and one woman's endeavor to unite the two.  

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Pete Beidler Reviews "A Parkinson's Life"

Thursday May 17, 2018

Parkinson's Pete reviews Jolyon Hallows' book, "A Parkinson's Life and a Caregiver's Roadmap".

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Book Review: Dealing and Healing with Parkinson's Disease and Other Health Conditions

Monday March 13, 2017

Long noted and well-respected voices in the Parkinson’s community, Karl and Angela Robb have applied their many years of knowledge and insight into creating a companion workbook for Karl’s successful A Soft Voice in a Noisy World. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 23, Karl’s entire adult life has been lived as an experiment in how to live a fulfilling life in spite of, or actually, because of, his relationship with Parkinson’s.

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Book Review: Everybody Has a Window and Aisle Seat

Friday February 17, 2017

The first question a prospective reader will want answered about this book is what its title means. Mary Huston McLendon seems to believe that it is better to choose the window seat on the journey with Parkinson’s.

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Book Review - H.O.P.E.: Four Keys to a Better Quality of Life for Parkinson's

Tuesday November 15, 2016

One of the most engaging books about Parkinson’s disease was written by Hal Newsom, a Seattle-based advertising executive. Diagnosed at age 66, he lived with the disease for more than two decades. He was active in the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation and helped start the annual HOPE Conference®, now in its eleventh year.

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Book Review: The Perapatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease

Tuesday October 04, 2016

It is always good to hear about Parkinson’s from the people who know it best — the men and women who have the disease. The Peripatetic Pursuit of Parkinson Disease gives us a welcome window into the lives and thoughts of a wide variety such people.

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Book Review: Nan Little

Tuesday September 06, 2016

Nan Little’s name will be familiar to many as the driving force behind the local Pedaling for Parkinson’s program. She has been a frequent speaker at support groups and conferences. She has a doctorate in anthropology and is well-versed in Parkinson’s. Her book is honest, brave, and not for the faint-hearted.

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Book Review: Natural Therapies for Parkinson's Disease

Monday August 08, 2016

In Natural Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease, Dr. Mischley calls for the integration of the conventional approach to Parkinson’s — involving carbidopa-levadopa, agonists, and other pharmaceuticals — with the naturopathic approach — involving nutrition and vitamin supplements. She is convinced that if neurologists and naturopaths work together, then patients need not assume that Parkinson’s is always progressive or that it can never be slowed, halted, or even reversed.

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