Stories tagged: Parkinson's disease
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
Keep moving: Exercise program helps those with Parkinson’s manage symptoms
Exercises classes, like those offered at Touchmark on the South Hill in Spokane, help people with Parkinson’s disease.
Fri., June 3, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as ‘The Greatest,’ dies
Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died. He was 74.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 6 a.m.
Speech therapy program helps Parkinson’s patients regain speaking ability
Therapy program helps Parkinson’s patients regain and maintain their ability to speak.
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014
Parkinson’s summit scheduled
The Parkinson’s Resource Center is having a daylong Parkinson’s Power Summit focusing on education and empowerment that includes speakers and workshops Sept. 6 at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in …
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014, 12:10 p.m.
Williams’ wife: Actor had Parkinson’s at time of suicide
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his wife said Thursday.
Tue., March 18, 2014
Electric impulses offer help for people suffering from Parkinson’s
Walter Lindstrom is wired, each of the stopwatch-size devices implanted in his chest connect via leads running up his neck to a set of electrodes in his brain. But the …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
Parkinson’s patients explore joy of movement in Gonzaga dance class
The sunlight flows in through tall windows in Gonzaga University’s dance studio, reflecting in the wall-size mirrors and casting shadows on the wood floor. At the barre, where you’d expect …
Thu., June 7, 2012
Her art flourishes despite Parkinson’s
When Joan Waters retired from her job as a draftsperson at Avista Utilities in 2008, she wasn’t looking forward to retirement. It was her diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease, combined with …