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Articles by BioNews Staff

Hoping to bike my way into the Guinness World Records

Bruce at the North Trails in Marquette, Michigan, in 2016. Photos courtesy of Bruce Closser. This is Bruce Closser’s story: I’ve been an avid cyclist for years and riding my bike across the continent has been a bucket-list item for a long time; however, it never seemed compatible with…

How I’m making the most of my life with Parkinson’s disease

Charlotte Juarez after participating in a 5K as part of a recent Walt Disney World Marathon; she and others helped raise more than $100,000 for Parkinson’s research at the event. (Photos courtesy of Charlotte Juarez) This is Charlotte Juarez’s story: I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s two years ago,…

In Parkinson’s care, it’s never too late for movement and exercise

Katie Nathan performs an exercise demonstration. (Photos courtesy of Katie Nathan) This is Katie Nathan’s story: Movement and exercise are vital for improving and maintaining our health, and this couldn’t be more important for people with Parkinson’s disease.  I’m a licensed physical therapist who specializes in Parkinson’s care.

Long path to Parkinson’s diagnosis leads woman to new outlook

Kim at a dinner celebrating her and her husband Tony’s wedding anniversary. (Photos courtesy of Kimberly Campeta) This is Kimberly Campeta’s story: Ironically, I think I’m happier since my Parkinson’s diagnosis, which I know sounds strange. I imagine it’s because I no longer take life’s blessings for granted.

Expert Voices: Managing Sex and Intimacy Issues With Parkinson’s

In this installment of our “Expert Voices” series, Parkinson’s News Today asked sex therapist Amy Raad to answer some of your questions about dealing with sex and intimacy issues caused by Parkinson’s disease. Raad is a clinical social worker and American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)-certified…

Expert Voices: Caring for Mental Health With Parkinson’s Disease

In this installment of our “Expert Voices” series, Parkinson’s News Today asked psychologist Amy MB Sullivan to answer some of your questions related to implementing integrative medicine in Parkinson’s disease care. Sullivan is a board-certified staff clinical health psychologist and the director of behavioral medicine at the Mellen Center…