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Parkinson's Disease

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Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

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  • Signs say Bowyer ready to jump ship

    It seems Clint Bowyer finally has decided whether he will stay with Richard Childress Racing or move over to Michael Waltrip's team. The envelope, please: Michael Waltrip Racing it is. All signs point in that direction. Waltrip has scheduled a news...
  • S. Epatha Merkerson hosts TV One series on missing Black Americans

    S. Epatha Merkerson hosts TV One series on missing Black Americans
    TV One will launch a series tonight that addresses the issue of missing Black Americans. S. Epatha Merkerson, Emmy-Award-winner and longtime member of the NBC's "Law & Order" cast, will host the 10-part reality series from the Silver-Spring-based cable...
  • Ice is nice

    Ice is nice
    Anyone who's ever wanted to drive an ice resurfacing machine, learn how to synchronize skate, become skilled at the grace and finesse of curling or hook up with a broomball league because you can't keep your balance on skate blades, can fulfill that dream...
  • Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., educator

    Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., educator
    Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., a city public school educator who rose from being a classroom teacher to chief of staff to two Baltimore school chiefs, died Sunday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. The...
  • Cyber-bullying takes a fatal toll on Howard County student

    The childhood mantra, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me," is no longer true. The words, once thought the weaker of the phrase, can now kill. This weekend, The Sun published a story about 15-year-old Howard County student...
  • Towson men, women to take part in Play for Parkinson's tournament

    Towson men, women to take part in Play for Parkinson's tournament
    The Towson University men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will participate in the Play for Parkinson’s tournament on Oct. 6 and 7 at Episcopal High in Alexandria, Va. The two-day event brings together 11 Division I men’s and women&...
  • Dance program brings joy to participants with Parkinson's

    There are several innovative health-related programs for seniors in Howard County, which I want to spread the word about. One is a Parkinson'sdance group at Vantage House, a continuing care residential facility for seniors in Columbia, and the other is...
  • McDonogh makes splash on paralympian's return to school

    McDonogh makes splash on paralympian's return to school
    When the McDonogh School year began Aug. 29, Ian Silverman was absent. But he had a good excuse. Silverman, 16, a McDonogh junior and swimming star, who has a mild form of cerebral palsy in his calves, was in London, England, where he would win a gold...
  • Fencing keeps Parkinson's patient on guard

    Fencing keeps Parkinson's patient on guard
    Deb Bergstrom started fencing after her daughter became interested in the sport several years ago. When her daughter left home for college, Bergstrom continued in the sport she describes as "physical chess." "It's a lot of fun," she said. "I'm going to...
  • Highland/Fulton: County police offer course to help teen drivers

    Some of the primary risk factors associated with most teen driving fatalities: poor hazard detection, low risk perception, risk-taking, not wearing seat belts, lack of skill, alcohol and drugs, carrying passengers and night driving. I also think...
  • Editorial: When neighbors help neighbors, Laurel shines

    Two projects, carried out recently by Laurel residents to help neighbors in need, show the compassion that's still in play in our "small town." Laurel Avenue resident Brent Debnam, a 21-year-old student at Montgomery College, was born with cerebral...
  • Letter: Laverne and Brent Debnam thank community for outpouring of support

    My son Brent, who is 22, is a quadriplegic living with cerebral palsy and osteoporosis. Brent and I wanted to let you know how thankful we are for the recent outpouring of love and support coming from our Laurel community. We are writing this letter to...