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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.

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Chicago Tribune: From the community: Parkinson’s Foundation Welcomes Chicago entrepreneur Peter Goldman to its Board of Directors Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Parkinson's Foundation announced the election of Chicago entrepreneur Peter Goldman its Board of Directors. Goldman is managing partner of Lakeshore Sport & Fitness in Chicago.

Philanthropy News Digest: Parkinson's Disease Foundation Invites Applications for Mentored Research Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Parkinson’s Foundation asks for applications from new investigators for the Parkinson's Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award.

WSB-TV: Doctor at Emory Leads Groundbreaking Research on Parkinson’s Disease Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Stewart Factor, a doctor at Emory University, a Center of Excellence, is learning how to put breaks on the range of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s, in hopes of finding a cure.

Berks Mont News: Tri County Record Community Calendar 10-17 Tuesday, October 17, 2017

PD support group will meet October 23 and distribute free foundation resources.

Emory News Center: National Academy of Medicine elects Emory Leaders in Neuroscience, Global Health Monday, October 16, 2017

Allan Levey is a major player in the neurosciences and global health at Emory. Levey was a recipient of the foundation’s Heikkila Research Scholar Award.

Daily North Shore: Bears & NFL Players Tackle Parkinson’s Thursday, October 12, 2017

Ed McCaskey of the Chicago Bears have been living with PD for 11 years. In that time he’s run 13 marathons and boxes regularly. This Sunday, former Bears and other NFL players will walk with McCaskey at Moving Day® Chicago. Mentions Parkinson’s Outcomes Project.

Fox 32: Living Well with Parkinson’s Preview to Moving Day Chicago Thursday, October 12, 2017

Sara O’Hare, Parkinson Foundation Chicago Community Development Director, is interviewed and speaks about PD and Moving Day®. Moving Day® Chicago supporter Bob Baittie is also interviewed.

Daily Herald: Former Glen Ellyn Family Honors and Pays Tribute to Loved Ones Affected by Parkinson's Disease at Moving Day Chicago Event on October 15 Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Kohler family is expanding their team "Kohler's Crew" into the community and fundraising for Moving Day® Chicago.

Chicago Now: Take the Money and Run... or Walk Monday, October 9, 2017

Chicago blogger writes about his PD and support of Moving Day® Chicago, taking place October 15. “In the first five years of this event, there have been about one hundred of these nationally and it's raised almost $14,000,000… it helps fund better care and programs to help Parkinson's patients lead a better lifestyle,” wrote Howard Moore.

Miami Herald: Have Parkinson’s? New podcast can help you manage the disease Monday, August 7, 2017

The cause of Parkinson’s disease remains unknown but people who want a hands-free way to stay updated on new developments about the disease can listen to a podcast launched recently by the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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