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Michael J Fox Parkinsons

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist In No Acute Distress -- Episode 29: The Sun Comes Up

Catherine Armsden | Posted 10.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A few days after my Parkinson's diagnosis in 2009, I scanned my shelves for a book to take on a family road trip to Los Angeles and randomly plucked one a friend had passed on to me a several years earlier.

One Year After I Was Shot

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 12.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

One year ago, as you popped a bottle of champagne, kissed your partner and watched fireworks, I slept. Last New Year's Eve, I left with my father and ...

The Four-Letter Word HATE

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 11.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

(DISCLAIMER: This is the most hate-filled post I will ever write. But it is a topic that needs addressing.) "You're a sociopath! You're a fraud! Good...

Never Lower Your Expectations of Kindness

Maura Horton | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Maura Horton

He has had Parkinson's her whole life, and she knows that his disease at times can be limiting and hard. She is innately kind and patient, but each instance questioning why others find this difficult to do. Through her eyes I see the disconnect.

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Comes to Washington, D.C.

Connie Lawn | Posted 12.14.2014 | DC
Connie Lawn

A very important and meaningful event was held Sunday at the Washington Hilton. Over 700 people came to the hotel to attend an all day event sponsored by the Michael J. Fox Foundation. It was called "Partners in Parkinson's - Discover the Benefits of Team."


Maura Horton | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Horton

My children will never "return to an original shape." Their lives have been completely altered. Their hearts pulled and their minds stretched to limits that I truly wonder where the ceiling will be before breaking. Children are not prepared to see someone they love deeply suffer.

Michael J. Fox Reacts To Robin Williams' Parkinson's Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment

Days after Robin Williams' death, his wife Susan Schneider revealed the actor had been diagnosed with early stages of Parkinson's Disease. Upon hearin...

Magician Is Wearing A Straitjacket For 2 Weeks To Raise Funds For Parkinson's Research

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.17.2014 | Impact

For most magicians, getting out of a straitjacket marks a right of passage. But for one Toronto trickster, remaining in one for 14 days could be his c...

'The Michael J. Fox Show' Premiere: Mike Goes Back To Work

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 09.27.2013 | TV

Michael J. Fox is back on television with the premiere of "The Michael J. Fox Show" on NBC. The network had so much faith in him that they gave him a ...

Michael J. Fox Tells Howard Stern He Drank To 'Self Medicate' After Parkinson's Diagnosis

Posted 09.26.2013 | Celebrity

Michael J. Fox was a guest on Howard Stern's radio show to talk about his new TV series, "The Michael J. Fox Show," on NBC. During the interview, ...

Why Now is Always a Good Time to Start

Matt Mitchell | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Matt Mitchell

Three years ago I signed up to run my first marathon, the world's largest in New York City. It had been 10 years since I had run regularly. I was intimidated, scared of not being able to finish; scared to fail.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving on Father's Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Each day dads are investing money, time and skills in their own kids and the community as a whole, making them a paradigm of philanthropy. So why not honor your dad for the positive impact he is making in your life and the lives of those around you by giving back?

How My Father's Parkinson's Diagnosis Made My Family Stronger

Michael J. Kelly | Posted 10.02.2014 | Impact
Michael J. Kelly

To say we have rallied together to save my dad would be understating what has actually happened. My dad rallied us together -- and as a result we have become the closest as a family that we have ever been.

Michael J. Fox On The Thought That Helps Him Stay Positive

Posted 09.19.2012 | Fifty

Michael J. Fox has a big year ahead of him: he'll appear in new episodes of "The Good Wife" this fall and NBC will air a show starring Fox in 2013. Hi...

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. ...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving -- Dystonia and Billy McLaughlin

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Have you ever heard of the disease dystonia? I learned about this disease through a chance meeting with amazing guitarist and composer, Billy McLaughlin.

Michael J. Fox Goes 'Back To The Future' For Charity | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment

'Back to the Future Part II' featured all sorts of retro-futuristic cool gear like the self-lacing Nike MAGs Marty McFly wore. Now, in an effort to ra...

16 Health Causes Celebs Stand For

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living

On November 7, 1991, basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson, announced that he was retiring from the Lakers due to his HIV-positive status: “...

Michael J. Fox Gets A New Gig

Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment

Larry David has never been shy of pushing boundaries; the cranky TV icon has mined race, sex, disability and religion for uncomfortable laughs on both...

WATCH: Michael J. Fox, On Finding A Parkinson's Community

AOL | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

When Michael J. Fox first told the world that he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1998, he received an outpouring of support from concerned f...

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...

"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.

Michael J. Fox On His New Book: Advice To Graduates From A High School Dropout (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Michael J. Fox dropped out of high school, but he's still able to offer advice to new graduates in his recent book, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way...