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The Magazine of Santa Clarita: Get MOVING to Fight Parkinson’s Disease Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Santa Clarita will host its first ever Moving Day®, a walk and 5K charity run to fight Parkinson’s disease. Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) grassroots fundraising event that will bring the community together for a day of movement and family-friendly activities like vendor booths, a kids’ zone, and live entertainment.

Poughkeepsie Journal: Patients fight Parkinson’s through boxing Friday, February 26, 2016

On a recent morning, the 78-year-old stood under the speed bag at the Cedar Valley Boxing Club, rhythmically pounding out alternating lefts and rights. It’s a long way from his first visit to the club.

The Washington Post: This glove could make eating easier for those with Parkinson’s disease Thursday, February 18, 2016

Eating can be difficult and embarrassing for those with tremors, but GyroGear thinks it has a solution for patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor A nervous system disorder that causes shaking of the hands or head and an unsteady quality of the voice.

WKBW: Skating event held for people with Parkinson's Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The ice bikes have been a hit at Canalside and tonight a unique partnership allowed a special group of people to hit the ice. For the second consecutive year, The Parkinson’s Ice Skating Party welcomed those battling the disease for a chance to enjoy some winter activities.

Tampa Bay Times: Whether it's cycling or boxing, vigorous exercise can ease Parkinson's symptoms Thursday, February 4, 2016

For years, doctors have been telling their patients that exercise helps with the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, too, but now they're getting some help from organized exercise programs designed specifically for Parkinson's patients.

Neurology Now: Powering Forward Monday, February 1, 2016

After a 12-year career with the NBA, Brian Grant was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Today, he's a leading proponent of exercise for people with his condition.

NAHC: Your Parkinson’s Patient: Understanding Onset of Psychosis Friday, January 8, 2016

Tremors, rigidity, and slowness of movement are the tell-tale signs of Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder A disease characterized by the loss of cells of the brain or spinal cord, which over time leads to dysfunction and disability; Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS

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.


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