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Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility

InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.

Sunday, December 3, 2017
Parkinson's Today News: Moving Day With the National Parkinson Foundation Thursday, January 26, 2017

Provides background on Moving Day® and includes a video with footage from multiple walks.

Capital Gazette: Caregivers Corner: Getting Prepared for Relative's Hospital Stay Sunday, January 22, 2017

A reader asks how they can prepare for the hospital stay of a relative who has Parkinson’s. The article highlights NPF’s Aware in Care hospital kit program and the NPF website as tools to keep their relative safe.

Washington Post: Former president’s movement disorder mimics Parkinson’s Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Former President George H.W. Bush, who is in intensive care at a Houston hospital, is suffering from pneumonia and has vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson’s. Dr. Corneliu Luca from UM, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, is quoted. Ali Parkinson Center’s Hispanic Outreach Goes Global Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Hispanics living with PD have never been better served than by a global, one-of-a-kind program developed by the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix, an NPF Center of Excellence. The program has a presence in more than 12 countries.

USA Today: Parkinson's research in Kentucky offers hope, promise Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Michael Okun, M.D., shares expert commentary on an experimental DBS procedure, regarding the pioneering work of Dr. Craig van Horne and Dr. Greg Gerhardt with "DBS-Plus" as highly innovative.

Chicago Tribune: How boxing can help with Parkinson's disease Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Dr. Peter Schmidt, NPF Chief Mission Officer, is interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about how trying a brand-new type of exercise that taxes the brain is beneficial to people living with Parkinson's as it forces the brain to figure out how to do something for the first time.

UPI: Exercise may be real medicine for Parkinson's disease Thursday, December 22, 2016

Dr. Michael Okun gives advice on the best way to exercise for people recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

EXOME: Voyager’s Gene Therapy for Parkinson’s Shows Promise in Small Study Monday, December 5, 2016

Peter Schmidt responds to Voyager Therapeutics' experimental, high-dose, gene therapy- VY-AADC01- for advanced Parkinson's disease.

NASDAQ: Anavex Life Sciences Appoints Three Distinguished Researchers To Scientific Advisory Board Monday, November 28, 2016

Tanya Simuni, MD, was appointed to the Anavex Scientific Advisory Board. She has built a multidisciplinary-based program within a NPF Center of Excellence and has received several prestigious awards, including the Dixon Foundation Innovation Award.


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