Women & Parkinson’s Initiative (Part 1)

Magic lies in telling stories Robin Morgan, PDF Research Advocate and conference organizer Greetings from New Jersey where I have been privileged to be part of the first Women and PD conference sponsored by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.  This first ever conference was organized by 4 amazing women from across the US who have all …

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A possible breakthrough in PD treatment, Boxing and more

A few posts from the Parkinson's Action Network. Did you know that there is a Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's?  The Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease was created to educate Members of Congress about Parkinson's disease issues and to inform them and their staff about the latest developments in Parkinson's research and care.  Led by its Co-Chairs, more …

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Full Speed Ahead

One day in my boxing for PD class at Rock Steady Boxing, I noticed how many of us were moving at full speed, even when asked to slow down. Maybe it is because of the same medication that causes us to gamble, shop non-stop or exhibit other compulsive behaviors.  For  those of us who are …

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