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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...

...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...
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...
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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William T. Council

Bill Council died on September 8, 2013 after a valiant struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was born May 23, 1944 in Raleigh, North Carolina to Charles and Frances Council and had two siblings: Sonny Council and...
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.
Juneau JV girls claim victory in Petersburg

...Petersburg High School teacher and running/track coach Jack Eddy, who retired last year. Eddy has been battling Parkinson's disease for several years, but still organized the race even though he was on crutches. Eddy was presented with a clock...
Olympic Torch Relay stops in Juneau for the first time team from his wheelchair. Eddy is a teacher and running coach at Petersburg High School who is battling Parkinson's disease. Of the Juneau residents, Richmond and Johnson are Special Olympians; Vidic works with the Southeast Alaska...


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