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Kalter: Neil Diamond’s diagnosis may shed light on Parkinson’s

John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, believes that Neil Diamond's public discussion of having Parkinson's will further push use of the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline.

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The Independent Florida Alligator: UF doctor hosted at White House for Parkinson's panel Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Gretchen Church was 32 years old when she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease almost 17 years ago. It was a time when there was hardly support for people with Parkinson’s, especially for those like her with young-onset Parkinson’s disease.

HealthDay News: Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years Monday, March 23, 2015

Deep brain stimulation involves surgically implanting a battery pack called a neurostimulator in the brain. This article discusses the impact of DBS on Parkinson's patients.

NY Times Well Blog: Looking for Parkinson's Sooner Monday, March 16, 2015

The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start effective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. For Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts 1.5 million Americans and growing, a new study has brought this goal a little closer.

Observer: Locals gets moving to help raise money for Parkinson's Thursday, March 5, 2015

Like other degenerative conditions, Parkinson’s disease is a thief. It robs people of their ability to control their own movements, to enjoy once-pleasurable hobbies, and perhaps worst of all, it steals time: time with family, time with friends, time away from the best years of one’s life.

PD Gladiators: From Apathy to Advocate: My Radio Interview with National Parkinson Foundation President Joyce Oberdorf on Health South Connect Friday, February 20, 2015

There are several excellent websites developed by the PD support organizations, but the NPF’s website is the most widely-read, and it happened to be the one my wife, Ellie, kept returning to for information during the year and a half after my diagnosis while I kept living my life as if nothing had changed.

PAN Foundation: PAN Foundation Launches Financial Assistance for Patients Living with Parkinson’s Disease Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its newest financial assistance program, aimed at providing help and hope to patients being treated for Parkinson’s disease. The new fund will be one of nearly 60 disease-specific funds offered by PAN, spanning programs for cancer, chronic illnesses and rare diseases.

Business Radio X: National Parkinson Foundation Wednesday, February 18, 2015

This week we sat down with the President and CEO of National Parkinson Foundation, Joyce Oberdorf and Larry Kahn, CEO/Founder of PD Gladiators, a man who developed early-onset Parkinson disease.


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