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This article highlights different conditions that may cause hallucinations. Parkinson’s Foundation is cited for information related to Parkinson’s disease and hallucinations.

The Daily Beast

Editorial by Dr. Michael Okun, National Medical Director of the Parkinson’s Foundation highlights the need to accelerate research and a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

U.S News and World Report

People who consume high levels of dietary vitamin C and E may lower their risk for Parkinson's disease by almost a third, a new study suggests. James Beck, PhD, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation is quoted.

Singercise, a free, live-online program, will begin a third session in January 2021 thanks to a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. The program is a music therapy, group-singing protocol designed specifically for people with Parkinson's disease and their care partners to work out muscles that play a crucial role in swallowing and respiratory control.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Parkinson’s Foundation are teaming up to improve the health, well-being and quality of life of military veterans living with Parkinson’s disease

Elon University

In a research study that was done completely virtually and funded by the Parkinson’s Foundation, Department of Performing Arts in collaboration with Department of Physical Therapy Education successfully offered classes based on the Mark Morris Dance for Parkinson’s Disease program virtually to five individuals.

Reader’s Digest             

After enduring an immense amount of pain following treatment and three surgeries for triple-negative breast cancer, one woman turned to topical cannabidiol for relief. Parkinson’s Foundation medical cannabis research is cited.

If you notice you're drooling more, you may either be producing excess saliva or having trouble swallowing the entirely normal amounts your body is making. Either can be a sign to get checked out or talk to your doctor. Parkinson’s Foundation is cited.

The Center for Association Leadership

Maintaining growth in a crisis requires optimism and an ingrained commitment to keeping your team together no matter what. In this article, bylined by John Lehr, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation, John outlines six ideas for achieving growth even when it seems like nothing is going to go as planned. 


Article highlights the PD GENEration study and includes interviews with James Beck, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation, Dr. Martha Nance at Struther’s Parkinson’s Center, a Foundation Center of Excellence and Melvin Mitchell, member of the People with Parkinson’s Council.

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