Parkinson’s Disease

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Linda Ronstadt Not Silenced By Parkinson’s Despite Losing Ability To Sing

Despite losing her ability to sing to Parkinson’s disease, multi-Grammy award winner Linda Ronstadt isn’t being silenced by her condition.

11/14/2014

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Was Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis The Final Straw For Robin Williams?

“The disease itself can cause depression,” says Dr. Jeff Bronstein.

08/14/2014

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Man Living 14 Years With Parkinson’s Disease Stresses There Is Hope

As news spread on Thursday that actor Robin Williams was in the beginning stages of Parkinson’s when he committed suicide this week, one man is coming forward to share his struggle with the disease and what’s on the horizon to treat it.

08/14/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

Celebrity Casey Kasem attends The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Casino Resort October 27, 2003 in Las Vegas, Neveda. (credit: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Radio Icon Casey Kasem Dead At 82

Legendary radio personality Casey Kasem has died following months of declining health and a bitter family battle over his care and treatment, according to a family spokesperson. He was 82.

06/15/2014

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Kasem Children Ask For Privacy As Casey’s Health Continues To Decline

Casey Kasem, now 82, has been in failing health for some time.

06/06/2014

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Casey Kasem’s Daughter, Wife Reach Settlement Over Visitation Rights

A settlement agreement concerning visitation and other issues surrounding radio legend Casey Kasem has been reached between the radio legend’s feuding daughter and wife, an attorney said Friday.

12/20/2013

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Judge Rejects Children’s Request For Conservatorship Of Casey Kasem

A bid by the grown children of Casey Kasem to establish a conservatorship over the 81-year-old radio legend was rejected Tuesday by a judge, who ruled there was no clear and convincing evidence the iconic deejay’s health was immediately at risk.

11/19/2013

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Attorney: Casey Kasem Receiving Adequate Care

A judge said he did not see an urgent need to intervene in the affairs of Casey Kasem after a court-appointed attorney told him Tuesday the ailing radio host is receiving adequate medical care for advanced Parkinson’s disease.

10/15/2013

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Casey Kasem’s Children Seek Control Of His Health Care

The three adult children of radio host Casey Kasem have filed a legal petition to gain control of his health care.

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People With Parkinson’s Disease Battle Symptoms Through Boxing

People with Parkinson’s disease are battling their symptoms with a right hook.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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Ali’s Daughter: The Greatest Is OK, Watching Super Bowl Game

Muhammad Ali’s daughter knocked down rumors of her father being near death Sunday, saying he was at home watching the Super Bowl.

02/03/2013

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Breakthrough In The Treatment Of Parkinson’s

A breakthrough in the treatment being used to manage Parkinson’s Disease. Gene therapy might also one day be used to treat epilepsy.

03/16/2011

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