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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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WLRN: Janet Reno, First Woman To Be U.S. Attorney General, Dies At 78 Monday, November 7, 2016

Miami’s Janet Reno, the first woman to be U.S. attorney general, died Monday at 78 from complications connected to Parkinson’s disease.

Daily Business Review: Reno Family Tradition: Final Days Spent With Poetry, Song Monday, November 7, 2016

Law firm founder John Kozyak shares Janet Reno's bedside vigil and her efforts to expand awareness of Parkinson's disease.

The Washington Post: The Latest: Obama recalls Janet Reno as American original Monday, November 7, 2016

NPF is dedicating its annual walk in downtown Miami to former Attorney General Janet Reno. Doctors say she proved a person can lead a productive and satisfying life with the disease. Reno raised awareness and funds for Parkinson’s research and outreach, and was honorary chair of the Miami walk from 2012 to 2015. Foundation Chairman John W.

SDFLA Blog: RIP Janet Reno, Guest Post by John Kozyak Monday, November 7, 2016

A guest post about Janet Reno's impact by Chariman of the Board John Kozyak.

HomeCare: Honor San Francisco Tuesday, November 1, 2016

As part of the caregiver training process, Honor partnered with the National Parkinson Foundation and the American Cancer Society to offer interested Care Pros additional training and certification in the care of patients with cancer or Parkinson’s.

Fox5: 85-year old Georgia grandmother battles Parkinson's with boxing Wednesday, October 19, 2016

At 85, Lea Nixon, is adamant about her weekly boxing class at PD Gladiators to help control her PD symptoms.

Cary Citizen: Parkinson’s Event Brings Attention and Exercise Friday, October 14, 2016

Moving Day® NC Triangle on October 29, 2016 brings Parkinson's disease awareness to North Carolina.

Health Day: Inhaled Version of Parkinson's Drug May Help Keep Symptoms at Bay Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Dr. Michael Okun is the national medical director of the National Parkinson Foundation. "A delayed response for medications to kick in and start working is a huge issue for many of our patients who call the Parkinson's Foundation helpline," he said.

Chicago Tribune: Shout Out: Lynn Braun, walk participant Monday, October 10, 2016

Lynn Braun, 62, of Deerfield, takes each step purposefully. She participated in the National Parkinson Foundation's fifth annual Moving Day Chicago in Lincoln Park on Sept. 24. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in early 2012, she is certified to coach classes at Rock Steady Boxing in Glenview. The Brauns have lived in Deerfield since 1980 when they bought their first home. St. Jude Medical (STJ) Announces FDA Approval, Launch of Infinity DBS System Thursday, October 6, 2016

The FDA approved the first implant of the St. Jude Medical Infinity Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) A surgical treatment for Parkinson's disease. A special wire (lead) is inserted into a specific area of the brain responsible for movement. The lead is connected to a pacemaker-like device implanted in the chest region.


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