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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Robin Williams’ Wife: He Had Parkinson’s Disease

The wife of Robin Williams says was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide.

08/14/2014

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Watterson’s Comic Artwork Up For Auction

Artwork from “Calvin and Hobbes” creator Bill Watterson’s three-day return to comics will be auctioned to benefit Parkinson’s disease research.

08/08/2014

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Running Boston Marathon Means More To Texas Mom After Diagnosis

Rhonda Foulds has a lot time to think, as she goes for long runs along the quiet rural roads near Justin in Denton County. Mostly she reflects on how lucky she is to be able to lace up her own sneakers.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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More Former Players Sue NHL Regarding Concussions

Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game.

04/15/2014

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DFW Doctor Shares Latest Medical Headlines

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines, touching on topics like metabolism, Parkinson’s disease and foods served at schools.

08/28/2013

Former Texas Justice, Congressman Hightower Dies

Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Jack Hightower, a Democrat who also served a decade in Congress under three different presidents, has died. He was 86.

08/03/2013

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Coffee May Ease Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Should doctors start prescribing coffee? In the latest study to tie coffee to health benefits, new research finds a daily caffeine boost may ease symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in sufferers.

08/02/2012

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Hall Of Famer Forrest Gregg Fighting Parkinson’s

Doctors say his disease may be related to numerous concussions he suffered during his playing career in the 1950s at SMU and from 1956-71 with the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.

11/17/2011

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Patients Dealing With Chronic Illness Seeing Massage Benefit

For many, a massage is a relaxing escape. But for North Texans dealing with conditions like Cerebral Palsy and Parkinson’s Disease, getting a massage is becoming part of their medical treatment to relieve pain.

08/24/2011