#WomenAndParkinsons

October is Breast cancer awareness month now easily recognized by the pink ribbon symbol and February American Heart month with “Go Red”  symbol designed to increase women’s heart health awareness. But, for the 3 million women living with Parkinson’s  disease (PD)...

The Global Burden of Parkinson’s disease: why should we care?

For years now, we have been hearing politicians in the United States talk about health care reform and yet, they cannot arrive at a bi-partisan agreement of how to bring down costs and improve access to care, in part, because as any of us who have spent our careers...

A Swallowing Preparedness Kit for People with Parkinson’s disease

Last week I presented a community lecture on Swallowing problems associated with Parkinson’s disease. When presenting information to an audience of people with Parkinson’s (PWP), I try to provide up to date information gathered from the dysphagia research. I also try...
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