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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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New York Times: Ask Well: Essential Tremor Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Question: What is essential tremor and what can be done about it? Answer: Essential tremor is involuntary shaking – usually of the hands, but sometimes also of the neck, jaw, voice or legs...

ABC 7 Chicago:Rock Steady Boxing Program Helps Parkinson’s Patients Sunday, November 22, 2015

A gym in Chicago offers Rock Steady Boxing, group boxing classes for people with Parkinson’s. The boxing program helps attendees improve their agility, strength and balance while getting an intense workout.

Bahama islands info: Minister Fitzgerald tells speech competition finalists that confidence is critical for academic success Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The 5th Annual Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation speech competition finals took place on November 15 and the Minister of Education spoke to finalists.

Miami Dade College News and Events: Miami Dade College to Illuminate Freedom Tower Blue for National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day Miami Thursday, November 12, 2015

Miami Dade College will illuminate its Landmark Freedom Tower blue at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 14, in support of Moving Day Miami.

Deerfield Patch: DHS Baseball Players Help Support National Parkinson Foundation Friday, November 6, 2015

Deerfield High School baseball players volunteered at Moving Day Chicago.

Senior Outlook Today: Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: A Caregiver’s Story Thursday, November 5, 2015

Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has Parkinson’s disease and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with what health care professionals call “Parkinson’s disease psychosis.”

The Good Life: Surprised by Psychosis: Our Journey With Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has PD and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with PD psychosis.

H&HN: A Better Approach to Treating Parkinson's Using Teams Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Teams of providers and patients, working mostly outside the hospital, may improve PD care and save costs.

UF Health: Internationally renowned neurologist to lead UF department of neurology Wednesday, November 4, 2015

University of Florida College of Medicine leaders have appointed Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of the department of neurology.

National Geographic: First Brain Surgery Aired Live on American TV Goes Smoothly Monday, October 26, 2015

“I never expected this,” says a Parkinson's patient whose hand tremor went away for first time in 10 years. Dr. Okun, national medical director for the National Parkinson Foundation, discusses aspects of the live deep brain stimulation surgery and the implications and effects on patients, in this instance Greg Grindley, who was awake during the entire surgery.

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