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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves

    Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Champions at Stevenson

    Although I have never met John Plevak, I like him. No, I take that back — I love the man ("A night to remember for Kauffman," Oct. 24). Mr. Plevak is the men's soccer coach at Stevenson University. Being the sensitive, compassionate man he...
  • William R. Smith, 83, lover of railroads great and small

    William R. Smith, 83, lover of railroads great and small
    William R. Smith, a career railroader who rose from coach cleaner to head the Canton Railroad Co. and was also a strong advocate for the port of Baltimore, died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists

    End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists
    Even as they celebrate clearing a legal hurdle, worries of stem cell research grant money evaporating constantly weigh on scientists like Dr. Ted Dawson, whose projects at Johns Hopkins Hospital have helped inform treatment of neurological diseases like...
  • We need more information about pesticides

    We need more information about pesticides
    Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
  • Justin Tucker wipes away questions about Ravens' kicking game with brilliant rookie season

    Justin Tucker wipes away questions about Ravens' kicking game with brilliant rookie season
    Justin Tucker's legs shook underneath him, and for a moment, he thought he might actually be nervous about kicking a field goal. Then he realized, as he later told his father, that the movement didn't result from any internal tension but from 88,645...
  • Dr. Robert E. Stroble

    Dr. Robert E. Stroble
    Dr. Robert E. Stroble, a former Maryland state senator who later retired as a Baltimore County elementary school principal, died Nov. 22 from complications of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease at Arden Courts in Riderwood. The former Timonium...
  • Medicaid a lifeline for those with disabilities

    When most people hear the word Medicaid, they probably think about health care for poor people, especially children. To an extent, that is true. But for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, Medicaid...
  • Towson men defeat Keio University, 11-4, in fall ball friendly

    Towson men defeat Keio University, 11-4, in fall ball friendly
    The Towson men's lacrosse team ran out to a 5-1 first-quarter lead and defeated visiting Keio University, 11-4, in an international friendly Wednesday evening at Johnny Unitas Stadium. "It was a great evening," Towson coach Shawn Nadelen said. "We were...