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Two hours of ‘Me’ time keeps me sane

Wednesday December 29, 2010

It’s 5 pm. Architect Fakhruddin Baker sits with his wife Zainab on the porch of a building he designed in Byculla, enjoying the evening breeze.

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Ten Dietary Rules to Help Manage Parkinson’s Disease That Can Revitalize Anyone’s Life

Wednesday December 29, 2010

As a sufferer of Parkinson's disease and a physician/medical writer, the combination of all my research on the disease and my direct life experience with it yielded these rules.

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For many with Parkinson's, treatment offers relief

Wednesday December 29, 2010

Marian Zitzelsberger once dreamed of retiring and pursuing her love of gardening and photography, but she couldn't even hold a camera steady because of tremors in her hand caused by Parkinson's disease.

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Mike Dennis, a positive spirit

Wednesday December 29, 2010

Dr. Mike Dennis walks with a pronounced gait and his hands shake as he struggles with his ongoing battle with Parkinson's disease. But the 62-year-old hasn't let that slow him down one bit.

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Michael J. Fox on Parkinson's and life

Wednesday December 29, 2010

(CNN) -- When I went to Michael J. Fox's neighborhood this morning, I had no idea what time we would start our interview. "He has to time his medications," I was told. "When his medications kick in, he will be ready." As far as I could tell, Fox's medications kicked in right away, and for the next 90 minutes, we talked about everything.

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Wii Fit Helped This Woman Do More Than Exercise

Wednesday December 22, 2010

Eighteen months ago, Jo Collinge was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, which attacks the nervous system. Collinge had difficulty walking. And then, she started playing Wii Fit.

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VA Publishes Final Regulation to Aid Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange

Wednesday December 22, 2010

Veterans exposed to herbicides while serving in Vietnam and other areas will have an easier path to access quality health care and qualify for disability compensation under a final regulation that will be published on August 31, 2010 in the Federal Register by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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Helping others part of Christmas tradition

Wednesday December 22, 2010

The diagnosis of an incurable disease triggers all sorts of fears that are only exacerbated by the fear of passing a genetic link of that disease to children.

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Parkinson's patient is enjoying an unlikely career in music.

Wednesday December 22, 2010

Before his body went mysteriously and profoundly wrong, Walter Liskiewicz was an oral surgeon enjoying the middle of his career in Jackson.

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Tea can prevent weight gain

Wednesday December 22, 2010

Taking tea may prevent weight gain caused by junk food, according to a new study.

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