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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...some better than others. What I didn't expect was to fall in love.Lund, now 84 and showing the effects of Parkinson's disease, is as vibrant, entertaining and intelligent as when she wore the red and black colors of the Wrangell High School...
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...Approved conditions vary but include Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, kidney disease, lupus and Parkinson's disease.An editorial in the journal says approval in many states has been based on poor quality studies, patients...
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Doctor: 3-4 months for George HW Bush's fracture to heal

...from Oklahoma, where he spent the night ahead of a visit to a federal prison there.Bush, who has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility, has suffered other recent health setbacks. He was...
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...go exercise.For example, Apple executive Jeff Williams showed a new iPhone app that can track indicators of Parkinson's disease by using a phone's accelerometer to measure a user's walking gait and its microphone to test for voice tremors...
Rainy Day Reads: Have you heard about poetry? It's really great.

...Awareness Month, Occupational Therapy Month, Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Jazz Appreciation Month, Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, Confederate History Month (for those living in the South), National Arab American Heritage...
Benzel ready for Saturday Fools Run

...number of ANS camps. Benzel was on the original Alaska native health board when she lived in Anchorage.Benzel has Parkinson's disease and uses a walker on the course and is accompanied by her daughter, Sandi Benzel."She doesn't dress up either...
Study: Genes drive our coffee habits

...Public Health.Several studies have linked coffee drinking with positive health effects, including lower risk of Parkinson's disease, liver disease and Type 2 diabetes. Effects on cancer development and cardiovascular issues are somewhat controversial...
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Lorene Paul

...truly an Alaskan Pioneer, was a member of the Pioneers of Alaska.Many years ago, Lorene was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. She exemplified courage and grace while living with the disease and never complained. And to all Lorene's...
Couple pays it forward with gift drive

...improved.Instead, it got worse. Mini-strokes, degenerative brain disease, sleep problems, early onset Parkinson's Disease and inexplicable maladies piled up.Two years ago he received a terminal diagnosis."The doctor told me I had...
This Day in History

...force and an arms embargo for violence-racked Rwanda. In 2003, a top Vatican official, Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, acknowledged what many observers had long suspected - that Pope John Paul II was suffering from Parkinson's disease.


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