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Parkinson's disease victim tells her story

Thursday October 29, 2009

- There was a time when Lynda McKenzie would get up in the morning, turn the coffee pot on and, by the time she was ready to enjoy a cup on the couch, her toes and feet would be so curled up, she couldn't walk.

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Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Thursday October 29, 2009

Helping in the treatment of depression and prevention of Alzheimer's disease are some of the health benefits of fish oil. Learn what else it is good for and know what side effects of fish oil can occur if excessive amounts are taken.

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She’s got his back

Thursday October 29, 2009

Sitting in a coffee shop across a table from her older brother last week, Jan Bogner choked back tears when asked why she’s hosting a fundraiser for him.

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Urate May Help Slow Parkinson's

Thursday October 29, 2009

High levels of uric acid are typically associated with gout, the painful condition that afflicted King Louis XVIII of France.

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Parkinson's patients test gum to help swallowing

Thursday October 29, 2009

Researchers in southwestern Ontario are trying to determine if chewing gum will ease swallowing problems among people with Parkinson's disease.

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Fairlawn woman's poetry helps her cope with disease

Thursday October 29, 2009

Betty Jo Blauner's body trembled while she read her poems aloud. As she did, tears streamed down the face of her husband, Michael.

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Condition Raises Parkinson's Risk 5-Fold

Thursday October 29, 2009

Carriers of a rare genetic condition called Gaucher disease face a five-fold risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

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* * Healthcare News * Press Archive New Parkinson's breakthrough is "tantalising"

Thursday October 29, 2009

A recent study by a US university has found a "tantalising" breakthrough for Parkinson's disease, it has been said.

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Local woman battles through Parkinson’s, arthritis to create art

Thursday October 22, 2009

Jane Stanley, 70, of Newton, likes to embroider and crochet.

During the past seven years, she’s created countless baby quilts, lap blankets, dolls and tablecloths, all with great care and amazing attention to detail.

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This Is Why I Like My Neurologist!

Thursday October 22, 2009

As I’ve mentioned, I have an appointment with my neurologist on Tuesday. He’s a movement disorder specialist — someone who knows his way around Parkinson’s disease.

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