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Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility

InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.

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USA Today: Parkinson's research in Kentucky offers hope, promise Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Michael Okun, M.D., shares expert commentary on an experimental DBS procedure, regarding the pioneering work of Dr. Craig van Horne and Dr. Greg Gerhardt with "DBS-Plus" as highly innovative.

Chicago Tribune: How boxing can help with Parkinson's disease Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Dr. Peter Schmidt, NPF Chief Mission Officer, is interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about how trying a brand-new type of exercise that taxes the brain is beneficial to people living with Parkinson's as it forces the brain to figure out how to do something for the first time.

UPI: Exercise may be real medicine for Parkinson's disease Thursday, December 22, 2016

Dr. Michael Okun gives advice on the best way to exercise for people recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

EXOME: Voyager’s Gene Therapy for Parkinson’s Shows Promise in Small Study Monday, December 5, 2016

Peter Schmidt responds to Voyager Therapeutics' experimental, high-dose, gene therapy- VY-AADC01- for advanced Parkinson's disease.

NASDAQ: Anavex Life Sciences Appoints Three Distinguished Researchers To Scientific Advisory Board Monday, November 28, 2016

Tanya Simuni, MD, was appointed to the Anavex Scientific Advisory Board. She has built a multidisciplinary-based program within a NPF Center of Excellence and has received several prestigious awards, including the Dixon Foundation Innovation Award.

Firefighter Nation: Miami Fire Participates in National Parkinson Foundation Event Monday, November 14, 2016

Miami Fire Rescue attended Moving Day® Miami, where they brought a fire truck, provided educational awareness, extinguisher demonstrations and one-on-one firefighter interactions.

Miami Herald: Miami Gets Moving for Parkinson Foundation Walk Monday, November 14, 2016

U.S. Senator Cory Booker (NJ) was the Grand Marshal at NPF's Moving Day® Miami, which took place at Museum Park in downtown Miami.

NBC 6: Moving Day® Miami Sunday, November 13, 2016

TV coverage of Moving Day® Miami featuring footage from the event and an interview with Senator Cory Booker (NJ), who was the event’s Grand Marshall and continues to be a friend of NPF.

Fox 4: Family Caregivers are Reminded That Taking a Break is a Necessity, Not A Luxury Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The executive director of the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland, Jane Ann Gorsky, says Dorothy, like all caregivers, needs to take breaks. "If you use all your energy, and that means emotional and physical energy, you will have no more to give to that person that really needs it," said Gorsky.


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