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Parkinsons Disease

Catherine Pearson

Punching? Kicking At Night? Research Reveals Risk Factors For Rare Sleep Disorder

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Researchers may have identified several factors that put people at risk for a disorder that makes them kick, yell and punch in their sleep. Smokin...

A Daughter's Love

Liz Black | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women
Liz Black

I felt myself breaking down. I kept thinking back to the things I never did, that I would never be able to do with her. I began to mourn my Mother while she was still alive.

The Givers: Who Inspires Michael J. Fox?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women

By Marlo Thomas My father used to say, "There are two kinds of people in the world: the givers and the takers. The takers sometimes eat better, but...

Baseline Your Health

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

When it comes to health, your baseline is a whole atlas of personal health information. Knowing how to read that atlas can help you to set goals on your wellness journey -- and to achieve them.

The Givers: What Inspires Michael J. Fox? A Very Personal Interview

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

2012-04-04-michaeljfoxmarlo2SECOND.jpgMichael J. Fox did not permit the ravages of a disease to extinguish his spirit. Instead, he decided to fight back rather than lay back.

Two Whitey Grogans

David Fagin | Posted 05.07.2012 | Fifty
David Fagin

Meeting someone new is difficult enough when you're young. Meeting someone after almost a 60-year relationship has to be just terrifying. They'll never share a ski trip together or a wild night in Paris. Yet, I still can't help but envy them.

Muhammad Ali's Big Birthday Bash (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.22.2012 | Black Voices

Celebs gathered in Las Vegas this past Saturday night to celebrate the life and legacy of boxer Muhammad Ali at the 16th annual Keep Memory Alive “P...

4 More Reasons To Enjoy That Coffee

Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty

That daily cup of Joe may not just be a lifesaver when it comes to your groggy morning commute. CBS Healthwatch takes a look at the numerous health be...

John Celock

Kasich Imitates Parkinson's Patient, Praises 'Hot Wife' In State Of The State

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) does not generally script his speeches, preferring to form his remarks off-the-cuff based on notes. In the case of his State...

Skiing Is Therapeutic!

Connie Lawn | Posted 03.13.2012 | Impact
Connie Lawn

The sun shone, the weather was warm and I conquered my demons. Nine months after breaking my hip, and two years after I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, I was delighted to learn I could still ski.

Football Hall Of Famer Diagnosed With Parkinson's

AP | By ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Green Bay Packers great Forrest Gregg, a man celebrated for his durability on the football field, is facing a difficult cha...

Parkinson's And Compulsive Gambling: A Link?

David J. Linden | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living
David J. Linden

It was quite unusual when case reports started appearing showing an unusually high incidence of pathological gambling among Parkinson's patients.

What's New About Sunscreen

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While the extended daylight hours afford us more time to be outdoors and active, we still need to keep in mind that sun exposure can be deleterious to our skin health.

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...

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...

John Paul II's Living Will

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

Chances are good that we will soon be acknowledging JPII as "Saint," but none of this will make much difference in how Catholics live their lives everyday. There is a more important reason, I think, to remember JPII.

Ibuprofen Could Lower Parkinson's Risk

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The best protection against Parkinson's disease may already be in your medicine cabinet. A new study, published in the March 2 online edition of the ...

My Part in Arts Education, Preservation, and Collaboration

Ashley Bouder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Bouder

As artists and people dedicated to the arts, it is our responsibility to spearhead arts education -- and help integrate it into our education systems.

Green News Report: February 15, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S SPECIAL RADIO REPORT: A...

Scientists Find Five New Parkinson's Genes

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Scientists have identified five new genes linked to Parkinson's disease in a large genetic analysis of the illness, according to a new stud...

I Can Die Now, I've Met Betty White: National Treasure Stars in Hallmark Hall of Fame

Michael Russnow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

As I was leaving the Hallmark Hall of Fame reception at 20th Century Fox' commissary, a studio guard wished me a good night to which I replied, "I can die now, I've met Betty White."

'Body Worlds' Creator Gunther von Hagens To Display Own Corpse After Death

nytimes.com | STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

PARIS -- Gunther von Hagens says he is dying, and he wants to put his preserved corpse on display as part of his popular "Body Worlds" exhibitions. ...

Parkinson's Disease May Stem From An Energy Crisis In The Brain

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Parkinson's disease may stem from an energy crisis in the brain, years before symptoms appear. If the research pans out, it points...

Handicap Inaccessibility: My Pet Peeve for the New Year

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

I am discovering that (1) the world is not set up for people who have difficulty walking or are in wheelchairs and (2) I was blind to most of these problems in the past.