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Articles by BioNews Staff

30 Days of PD: Helping Those With Parkinson’s to Live and to Thrive

Photo courtesy of Brittany Dunnum Day 2 of 30 This is Brittany Dunnum’s (@brittanyd_20) story: Hey, friends! Brittany, soon-to-be speech therapist, here. As I’m about to begin my career as a speech language pathologist, I am reflecting upon some of the impactful life moments bringing me to this…

30 Days of PD: I Try to Focus On Today

Photo courtesy of Barbara Traynor Day 1 of 30 This is Barbara Traynor’s story: “Don’t blame everything on Parkinson’s, Barbara.” Sage advice from my first neurologist, a most knowledgeable and compassionate man. I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2014 at age 75, and am ashamed to say that…

30 Days of Parkinson’s: Finding My Purpose

Photo courtesy of Ann Perkins Day 30 of 30 This is Ann Perkins’ story: Yes, I did all the stuff suggested. I retired and got less stressed. I sleep well. I take all the meds — carbidopa/levodopa, amantadine, and supplements — that are officially found…

30 Days of Parkinson’s: Deciding to Go Forward with DBS

Photo courtesy of Anthony Salas Day 29 of 30 This is Anthony Salas’ story: On Monday, June 22, 2015, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. It was definitely a shock, although I should have suspected it, given my loss of smell and taste, the shuffling when…

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