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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Thomas E. Florestano, longtime Anne Arundel Community College president

    Thomas E. Florestano, longtime Anne Arundel Community College president
    Thomas E. Florestano, a long-serving president of Anne Arundel Community College, died March 31 of Parkinson's disease complications at Ginger Cove Health Center. He was 79 and had lived in Annapolis. "Tom did a great deal to bring our community...
  • Bullying suit against city schools goes to trial

    A city jury heard opening statements Thursday in a $1.3 million lawsuit in which parents allege that the school system was grossly negligent and failed to prevent their two children, including a special-needs student, from being bullied. School system...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Facial acupuncture comes to Laurel's Main Street

    Facial acupuncture comes to Laurel's Main Street
    A growing number of people looking for less invasive procedures than plastic surgery or Botox injections to do away with wrinkles and sagging jawlines are turning to the ancient Chinese-rooted practice of acupuncture. And they are starting to come 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...