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AARP: Alan Alda Diagnosed with Parkinson's

Actor Alan Alda, 82, best known for his role in M*A*S*H, revealed that he has Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in the article. “You can live a full and productive life with the disease,” Lehr said.

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ABC 7: MOVING DAY CHICAGO BATTLES PARKINSON'S DISEASE Sunday, October 18, 2015

More than 2,000 people representing 150 teams are taking part in the annual Moving Day Chicago in Lincoln Park. In its three-year history, Moving Day Chicago has raised over $1 million for local research and programs that help improve the lives of patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease.

Daily Herald: Parkinson's hasn't kept Arlington Heights man from a full life Saturday, October 17, 2015

Three years after his diagnosis, Todd Johnson hasn't let the disease get in the way of his life. In that time he has fallen in love, gotten married, bought a house, and just welcomed his first child -- all while raising more than $30,000 for the National Parkinson Foundation.

NBC News: Cancer Drug Helps Parkinson's Patients Saturday, October 17, 2015

A pill usually prescribed to treat leukemia - nilotinib - shows dramatic effects in Parkinson's patients, with doctors hope it might stop the steady and unstoppable progression of Parkinson's.

Healthline: Cancer Drug Offers New Hope for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Diseases Saturday, October 17, 2015

A drug designed to kill cells can, at lower doses, clear out the buildup that causes the feared brain diseases.

Neurology Today: When Do Parkinson's Patients Progress to Dementia? Thursday, October 8, 2015

A two- to four-year analysis of Parkinson's patients from a single movement disorders center revealed that about half who had normal cognition at a baseline evaluation developed cognitive impairment within six years.

Neurology Now: Help for the Caring Thursday, October 1, 2015

Overstressed caregivers are vulnerable to depression A mood disorder whose symptoms can include a persistent sad or empty mood, feelings of hopelessness or pessimism, irritability and loss of interest or pleasure in previously enjoyable activities. and other health problems- Carolyn and Jerry Stein provide insight into max

The Tampa Tribune: USF, Jewish Community Center of Tampa Receives Grant for Parkinson’s Program Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Jewish Community Center of Tampa and University of South Florida Health have won a joint and competitive $150,000 grant to establish a Parkinson’s disease wellness program.

Buffalo News: People Fight Parkinson’s with Dance, Walks, and Yoga in Spite of Rain Sunday, September 13, 2015

Crowd of 500 walked to Canalside and danced and did yoga at Coca-Cola Field in spite of the cold, drizzling rain as National Parkinson Foundation volunteers got the word out that action helps fight the disease.

Parkinson's Life: '10 Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease Book’ Launch Thursday, September 10, 2015

A new book presenting the latest updates on potential breakthrough therapies for Parkinson’s disease has been launched. The author, Michael S Okun M.D., is the medical director of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)

Family Circle: What’s Wrong with Me? Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Neurologist Maria De Leon confronts her own perplexing Parkinson’s symptoms. She describes the way she overcame these symptoms and offers some advice for people with Parkinson’s.

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