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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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Miami Herald: Review: Parkinson’s book would benefit from more research Monday, January 4, 2016

The lineup of advice givers is long and varied, ranging from sober and serious to spacey and silly, with the latter seeming to out number the former. That’s of little consequence when the stakes are low. But if you have a diagnosed medical ailment that needs the attention of a qualified medical professional, you should wade into the waters of self-help with caution.

Chicago Tribune: Study sees correlation between Parkinson's, pesticide in milk Tuesday, December 29, 2015

You may not drink the stuff as an adult, but if you're a baby boomer, especially, you probably were raised with milk being part of your three square meals a day. If you cleaned your plate, you had a fourth glass for dessert, disguised as a shake.

Allsup: Recognizing Symptoms Of Parkinson’s With Family Thursday, December 10, 2015

During the holidays, families often reunite after having spent months, even years, apart. While many will spend their time reminiscing over a home-cooked meal, some may face a realization that the health of a loved one is diminishing.

BioSpace: Medtronic (MDT) Wins Approval for the Only Full-Body MR Conditional DBS Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval for the Only Full-Body MR Conditional 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.

The Buffalo News: Give for Greatness hands out $30,000 to local arts groups Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Give for Greatness, the local arts philanthropy founded by then-Artvoice publisher Jamie Moses in the wake of the 2011 cultural funding crisis, has named its latest round of grantees.

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.


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