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Kenai service dog up for hero award

...I'm just walk-walking, and all of a sudden I'm on the ground," Arbelovsky said. She has a rare form of Parkinson's Disease that short circuits the connection between her feet and brain. It causes her to fall over abruptly.Since the...
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...
Raemel Ann Davis

...graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1969. She was a cancer survivor and fought with the early stages of Parkinson's Disease, but throughout it all showed nothing but an incredible sense of independence. Rae, in life, was a vibrant...
Duke J Davis

...Davis died peacefully at his home in Yuma, Arizona, on Saturday, September 1, 2012 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease and Lewy Body Dementia. Duke was born in Juneau, Alaska on June 30, 1944. He was active in the Local Boy Scouts...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Colorado, a state where no boxing license was required. In addition to his two fights with Ali, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, Quarry's career highlights also included two fights against Patterson, the former heavyweight champion who...
Selena Shines

...reversible. "It opens up a whole new world of possibilities," Coenraads said, with far-reaching implications for Parkinson's disease, autism, and even schizophrenia. "The next steps are going to take a real concerted effort and lots of money...


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