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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...
  • Rev. James A. Devereux, Jesuit provincial

    Rev. James A. Devereux, Jesuit provincial
    The Rev. James Ashton Devereux, a Jesuit priest who served as provincial of Maryland Province, died of Parkinson's disease Dec. 19 at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 83. Born in Philadelphia, he was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's...
  • Edward B. Lauer, supermarket owner

    Edward B. Lauer, supermarket owner
    Edward B. Lauer, co-founder with his wife of Lauer's Supermarket & Bakery in Anne Arundel County, whose motto was "Make the customer feel like a king and queen," died Monday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Severna Park home. He was 85....
  • Seniors: Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •A New Year, a New You. Jan. 30, 10 a.m. Free....
  • Pioneer moved Bullets: Wizards owner Abe Pollin dead at 85

    Pioneer moved Bullets: Wizards owner Abe Pollin dead at 85
    Abe Pollin, a pioneer in area sports and the first man to move a major league sports franchise out of Baltimore in the modern era, died Tuesday. He was 85. His death was announced by his company, Washington Sports & Entertainment. No details were...
  • Long Island neighbors bewildered at death of family

    A wreath of bright flowers decorates the front door of the tidy white-brick house on First Street, across from the fairways of the Cherry Valley Club. Occasionally, someone comes by to drop off a bouquet, a note of condolence attached. The inhabitants...
  • The most difficult journey

    That night after everyone had gone, when it was late and the hospital was quiet, the boy savored his triumph. He eyed the long white coat that hung nearby. An honorary medical degree that his doctors had presented him that afternoon was propped against...
  • State's lax oversight puts fragile children at risk

    There were warning signs in the months before 11-year-old Arthur Lee Wiley became deathly ill. The severely disabled boy was kept in bed so long he moaned in pain. He suffered a broken leg for reasons no one has ever determined. By February 2002, his...
  • Septic shock strikes quickly

    Pope John Paul II's downward spiral yesterday was a classic example of what happens to a frail, elderly patient suffering from septic shock - a condition that remains maddeningly hard to cure, doctors said. "Sepsis is the beginning of a domino effect,"...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ECHN Rehab Services Offers Ground-Breaking Treatment For Parkinson's Disease

    Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) Rehabilitation Services is pleased to announce that its hospital-based speech and language pathologists Marcie Charest, SLP-CCC, based at Manchester Memorial Hospital (MMH), and Karen Aicher, SLP-CCC, based at...
  • Ray Clark dies at 82; lawyer in 'Night Stalker' serial-murder case

    Ray Clark dies at 82; lawyer in 'Night Stalker' serial-murder case
    In 1989, attorney Ray Clark got a telephone call that would make him, for a while, one of the most famous lawyers in Los Angeles. The call to his small firm was from the presiding judge in the trial of Richard Ramirez, accused of being the brutal serial...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...