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Washington Post: Virtual library provides information about Parkinson’s disease

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, a time to think about how much you know about the disease.

You may know about the tremors and stiffness that gradually take over patients’ bodies. You may know about famous people with the disease, including Michael J. Fox.

For what you may not know, there’s the PD Library. If you have Parkinson’s disease or care for someone who does, you need information. And you might just find answers in the PD Library. The free online resource — maintained by the Parkinson’s Foundation — is a gold mine for anyone with an interest in the disease.

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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 Involuntary shaking of the hands, arms, legs, jaw or tongue. The typical Parkinson’s tremor is “pill-rolling” – it looks like holding a pill between thumb and forefinger and continuously rolling it around.

CBS Miami: Focus On South Florida: Moving Day Sunday, October 25, 2015

Paul and Tim Kolaya, Chair of NPF South Florida were on CBS’s Focus on South Florida discussing NPF's Moving Day® Miami!.

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