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Perceptions and Misconceptions

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Toepperwein

Never be afraid to ever say, "I have no idea what you're going through." Try to be someone's perception of light, in an all too often misconceived dim world.

Shaken to the Core

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 03.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

Taking a few pills a day are hardly irritating. Even though I live around my meds. I read about people with real problems and I am humbled each day. I am in stage one of early onset Parkinson's disease.

Find Your Moment to Celebrate Hope

Kate Harmon | Posted 12.03.2014 | Good News
Kate Harmon

he next Monday, another photo popped up and I was sure it was a joke. But it wasn't. Two holes in one, two weeks in a row. And he's had Parkinson's Disease since 2006.

Parkinson's: Robin Williams and the Irony of Optimism

Bret Parker | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bret Parker

We can't help but be a little grateful that his fame is shining a spotlight on the very real but little discussed aspects of Parkinson's. Yet it brings into focus that the disease is more than just what we publicly acknowledge: tremors, rigidity, trouble walking and a host of other motor skills problems.

A Powerful Method for Nonprofits to Raise More Money

Auren Kaplan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

When you are using a challenge-based event to tap into the power of third party fundraising, you are unleashing the extremely powerful force of motivated individuals, all of whom have a network of motivated individuals that they can tap into as well.


Matt Mitchell | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
Matt Mitchell

Life often presents challenges and roadblocks that can seem insurmountable.  In fact they are all impossible until they are overcome.   All our goals at one time were beyond us, unattainable until we achieved them.

Power Through Parkinson's

Tory Zellick | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

According to Kulreet Chaudhary, M.D., the optimal response to Parkinson's disease is adopting an attitude of "life improvement" instead of disease management.

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Local Chef Wins Top Chef Masters! | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.27.2012 | San Francisco

"Guts prevail!" So stated San Francisco Chef Chris Cosentino upon winning Bravo's Top Chef Masters on Wednesday night. (SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) ...

WATCH: Michael J. Fox Reenacts Guitar Playing From 'Back To The Future' At Benefit!

Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment

Marty McFly took Hill Valley High School by storm in 1955 when he pre-introduced its students to rock n' roll with a storming rendition of "Johnny B. ...

Mets Owner Donated $660 Thousand Poker Winnings To Charity

Posted 08.03.2011 | Impact

David Einhorn must have a pretty strong poker face. Before he was the New York Mets minority owner, Einhorn donated the $660,000 he won in the Worl...

Michael J. Fox Talks Parkinsons, Adjustments He Makes To Continue Acting

Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment

Since publicly revealing his battle with Parkinsons Disease in 1998, Michael J. Fox has been a tireless advocate for research into the illness and way...

Submit Your Questions We Should Ask Michael J. Fox

Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment

Welcome to HuffPost Social News Interviews! The concept is simple: you pick the questions and we ask them to your favorite actor, sports star or polit...

"Welcome to the Future": A Playlist for Michael J. Fox

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

As far as I know, time-travel remains a pretty elusive goal, but making the future better for everybody with Parkinson's disease seems like a very realistic and worthy priority.

Women: Is Your Interaction With Doctors Making You Ill?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Reardon

Steering your own medical care takes self-assessment and self-training. It starts with learning how to communicate with your doctor.

Health Care Reform: There's an Elephant in the Room

Katie Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Katie Hood

The health care system is one of the most complex and least understood systems in this country, and one that the interest of lobbyists has driven its evolution.