Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s Patients Regain Some Mobility With New Therapy

Parkinson’s disease robs people of their mobility. Now, a new therapy offered at a local hospital is helping them get some of that mobility back.


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Police: Missing Man Hasn’t Taken His Medication In Over 24 Hours

Authorities are looking for a man who disappeared from a personal care home and suffers from a number of health problems.


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Linda Ronstadt Opens Up About Battle With Parkinson’s Disease

Linda Ronstadt was once called the “Queen of Rock” and voted top female pop singer of the 1970s.


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NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.


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Moving Day!

Support the National Parkinson Foundation’s Western Pennsylvania Walk on Saturday at the Highland Park Reservoir.

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.


Dave Parker

Former Pirates All-Star Parker Fighting Parkinson’s Disease

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Former Pirates right fielder Dave Parker, one of the integral members of their “We Are Family” 1979 world championship team, recently disclosed to the Tribune-Review he has been battling Parkinson’s Disease for a year and a half.

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New Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Could Improve Lives

Doctors in Britain say a radical new treatment for Parkinson’s disease could improve the lives of millions who suffer from the disease.


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Parkinson’s Patients Discuss ‘Love & Other Drugs’

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – “Love and Other Drugs” was filmed here in Pittsburgh and it’s now in theaters. For a local group of people, who starred in the movie, they hope people will see it as […]