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Parkinsons Disease

Fight Parkinson’s: Exercise May Be The Best Therapy

A 2012 study from the Oregon Research Institute and other institutions found Parkinson’s patients who did six months of twice-weekly tai chi had better balance and control over their movements and were less likely to fall than others who did weight training or stretching....
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The 40-year war AGENT ORANGE CASUALTIES KEEP MOUNTING

But fate put Galinac — and thousands of others — in the path of a killer as deadly but far more stealthy than their North Vietnamese foe. And more than 40 years later, the strategy the U.S. military deployed to decimate that jungle has leveled a lethal legacy. Galinac is among...
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Possible Association Between Agent Orange Exposure And Increased Risk Of Developing Ischemic Heart Disease Or Parkinson’s Disease For Vietnam Veterans

  A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson’s disease for...
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Despite knowing Agent Orange, Parkinson’s link some veterans still have questions

In 2009, the department announced that veterans with Parkinson’s disease who were exposed to Agent Orange during military service may be eligible for disability compensation and health care. “I’m not doing as well now,” Anderson said. “So now,...
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Agent Orange Parkinsons – Lohmann: Movers and Shakers live up to their name

Showing their humor and humility, members called themselves "Movers and Shakers." They are, after all, afflicted with a movement disorder known mostly for its tremors. But they have become true movers and shakers in the influential sense by their work on behalf of the...
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