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Community Voices
August 30, 2022

Young, Hispanic, Female–and Living with Parkinson’s

“In the collective imagination, Parkinson’s is a man’s disease.”– Sabela Avión, Cofounder, Con P de Párkinson When Sabela Avión was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014,…
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Lists
August 30, 2022

9 Most Popular Types of Yoga

Yoga can help you deepen your relaxation and ease stress; strengthen your body; improve your balance, flexibility, and mental clarity; and cultivate a practice of…
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Community Voices
August 30, 2022

“We Need APPs” – A Physician’s Take on Advanced Practice Providers

“I was born in Egypt, in Cairo,” Mohamed Elkasaby, MD, told me, describing his international journey in pursuit of a broad perspective on medical training.…
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In The News
August 30, 2022

Public Policy Update

Anxious to get back home to start campaigning for the November midterm elections, Congress took bold action to advance President Biden’s legislative agenda in August…
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Community Voices
August 1, 2022

Unexpected Grace: DBS Triggered Her Creative Awakening 

The last time Jennifer Thomas, who goes by Niffie, remembers drawing anything, she was in elementary school: “I think I drew a tree,” she laughed.…
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Lists
August 1, 2022

Top 8 Ways to Boost Connection for People with Parkinson’s 

It’s not just an apple a day that can keep the doctor away; socialization can boost your body and spirit, too. Social prescribing—when healthcare professionals…
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Community Voices
August 1, 2022

This Father-Daughter Team Transformed a PD Diagnosis into a Chance to Give Back 

Margaret Preston’s relationship to her dad used to be “pretty standard.” She was the youngest of three, making her, as the baby, the prime recipient…
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