Breast Cancer vs. Parkinson’s – a second look

Last October, I wrote about the differences in how Breast Cancer and Parkinson's Disease are perceived in the general public.   Unfortunately, not much has changed in the last year.  Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I would like to revisit the topic. This past April, during Parkinson's Awareness Month, it was once again, …

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Thank you James Parkinson

On April 11, we will celebrate the birthday of James Parkinson, M.D., who published his groundbreaking essay 200 years ago in 1817 on what was then known as "the Shaking Palsy."    His narrative reporting of six case histories is as readable as a 19th-century British novel, and has been called a “gem of the …

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month and More

There is much to share with you this week. April is Parkinson's Awareness Month.  Join the Parkinson's Disease Foundation Team During Parkinson's Awareness Month    Friday, April 1- Saturday, April 30 (Online & around the US) What will you do to help raise awareness this April, Parkinson's Awareness Month? Join the team to #EndParkinsons with …

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