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New York Daily News: Alan Alda's Parkinson's Announcement: What It Means To Live With the Disease

Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Michael S. Okun, MD, speaks about actor Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s and discusses Parkinson’s symptoms and treatment.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
IndyWeek: As Science Catches Up with Decades of Anecdotal Evidence that Dance Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease, Local Efforts Converge at ADF Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Susan Saenger, a dance and movement therapist, has seen the positive effects dancing brings to people with PD.

Santa Fe New Mexican: Business People Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Karen St. Clair of Santa Fe, a retired CEO, recently was named to the Parkinson’s Foundation People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council (PPAC). Karen started a local PD support group.

KATU2: OHSU Drug Study In Fight Against Parkinson's Disease Shows Promise, Researchers Say Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation cognition working group had their review article published in npj Parkinson’s Disease. The group was chaired by Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS, from the Parkinson’s Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, and had 25 attendees.

The Millennial Spectator: Pawn Star's 'Old Man' Dies at 77 Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Richard Harrison, known as Old Man on the reality TV show Pawn Stars, passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson’s Foundation is mentioned.

npj Parkinson's Disease: Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease: A Report from A Multidisciplinary Symposium on Unmet Needs And Future Directions To Maintain Cognitive Health Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation cognition working group had their review article published in npj Parkinson’s Disease. The group was chaired by Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS, from the Parkinson’s Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, and had 25 attendees.

Health Day: Parkinson's Meds Tied to Higher Rate of Gambling, Sex Addiction Than Thought Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A new study suggests that higher doses or taking PD drugs for long periods of time are associated with a greater risk of developing impulse-control problems. The drugs pramipexole (Mirapex) and ropinirole (Requip) appeared to carry the highest risk. Dr. Michael Okun, Parkinson’s Foundation national medical director is quoted. 

Parkinson’s News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation Recruits 5 New Members to Its Advisory Council Monday, June 18, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation announced five new members to its People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council (PPAC). A total of 15 PPAC members guide the Foundation’s priorities.

Daemen: Inglis Chosen for Prestigious Parkinson’s Faculty Program Monday, June 18, 2018

Dr. Lisa Inglis, clinical assistant professor of physical therapy at Daemen College, has been accepted into the distinguished Parkinson’s Foundation Physical Therapy Faculty Program.

Health U.S. News: Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Men and women with type 2 diabetes may face a significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson's later in life, new research suggests. Michael S. Okun, MD, Parkinson's Foundation medical director is quoted.

Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation Thursday, June 7, 2018

Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.

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