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Baltimore Sun: Johns Hopkins Secretary Helps Students, Faculty See Parkinson's Disease From Patient's Perspective Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Julie Bullock seeks treatment and raises funds for the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Center of Excellence. She also works at the University, teaching staff and students about PD.

WebMd: Hepatitis Infection May Raise Parkinson's Risk Thursday, March 30, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation Medical Director Dr. Okun weighs in on a recent Parkinson’s and hepatitis study.

KARE11 NBC: Buy Dave's Ties And Raise Funds For The National Parkinson Foundation Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NPF division’s Minnesota chapter and local NBC news host Dave Schwartz paired up to raise money for Parkinson’s Awareness month in a unique way.

KCTV5: Making A Difference For Those With Parkinson's Disease Monday, March 27, 2017

NPF division’s Heartland chapter board member Denise Franklin talks about early warning signs, our Aware in Care hospitalization kit and Moving Day® Kansas City.

Neurology Now: A Merger and a New CEO Equal Gains for Parkinson’s Community Monday, March 27, 2017

Neurology Now recently spoke with Parkinson’s Foundation new CEO, John Lehr, about the merged organization and his new job. John shared the Foundation’s insight on cutting-edge research and helping people with Parkinson’s live their best lives every day.

60 Minutes: How Fake News Becomes A Popular, Trending Topic Sunday, March 26, 2017

60 Minutes shows how con-artists insert fake news into the national conversation. NPF division is mentioned in relation to the rumor regarding Hillary Clinton and Parkinson’s.

UPI: Exercising 2.5 Hours per Week Associated with Slower Declines in Parkinson's Disease Patients Thursday, March 23, 2017

In a study in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, researchers determined that people with PD who exercised regularly had significantly slower declines in HRQL and mobility over a two-year period. Lead investigator Miriam R. Rafferty, PhD, of Northwestern University and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, a center of Excellence, describes the main findings of the study. NPF’s Parkinson’s Outcomes Project is mentioned.

MedCity News: New programs to aid Parkinson's patients March 22, 2017 Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation Medical Director Dr. Okun weighs in on the FDA approval of safinamide.

Rocky Mount Telegram: New programs to aid Parkinson's patients Sunday, March 19, 2017

Six members of the Nash UNC Health Care rehabilitation team have attended training and are now certified in the LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD programs thanks to an NPF division grant. NPF’s NC Triangle community development manager Blake Tedder is quoted.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Bucs Support 'Moving Day Tampa Bay' in Fight Against Parkinson's Friday, March 17, 2017

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have pledged their support to Moving Day® Tampa. In addition to donations of $5,000 and a Club Seat ticket package for the event's auction, the team is bringing the Bucs Squad Experience so young attendees can get moving, too.


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