RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Parkinson's Disease

A collection of news and information related to Parkinson's Disease published by this site and its partners.

Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

Displaying items 73-84
  • Rebecca Rigger, activist

    Rebecca Rigger, activist
    Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85. Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
  • Henry R. Elsnic, bank executive

    Henry R. Elsnic, bank executive
    Henry R. Elsnic, a retired savings and loan executive and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of Parkinson's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88. The son of grocers, Mr. Elsnic was born in Baltimore and raised above his family's Elmley...
  • A smart investment

    A smart investment
    The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...
  • Harold E. Hackman, salesman

    Harold E. Hackman, salesman
    Harold E. Hackman, a retired salesman and World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his daughter's Oakenshawe home. He was 90. Born in York, Pa., he was a graduate of William Penn High School. Family members said...
  • As adopted daughter awaits new heart, family prays for miracle

    As adopted daughter awaits new heart, family prays for miracle
    Nobody believed Liu Fang, born with half a heart and abandoned in a village west of Beijing, would survive long after being adopted by a Baltimore County family. Even the Bartlinskis, deeply religious Catholics, expected the girl's lungs would fail even...
  • Many oppose health care act, and many don't know its benefits

    The fate of the Affordable Care Act is in the hands of the Supreme Court justices. But in the court of public opinion, a large percentage of people polled recently want the law scrapped. A CBS/New York Times survey found nearly half of those polled...
  • Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people

    Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
    Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
  • Implantable pain disk may help those with cancer

    Implantable pain disk may help those with cancer
    An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief. In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
  • Financial advisor sentenced in scheme to defraud clients

    A Reisterstown financial advisor was sentenced Friday to four years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for mail fraud in connection with defrauding clients, including a child suffering from cerebral palsy, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's...
  • Baseball league for children with disabilities celebrates Opening Day

    Baseball league for children with disabilities celebrates Opening Day
    Gray skies on May 4 threatened Opening Day of the inaugural season for a baseball league for children with disabilities in Lansdowne, but the sun broke through the clouds as the players took the field at 6 p.m. Friday. Only four players attended the...
  • An unpleasant wonder of the natural world

    These days, the seconds no more tick away than the hours slip through the narrow part of an hourglass, but as the weather turns warmer and the days get longer, there's ever more reason to spend more time outside and that time is marked by different...