Parkinson's disease

Rev. Jesse Jackson addresses the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention in Chicago, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
July 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's disease. "When he got here, he could barely climb the steps to the ring," Roach tells...
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April 04, 2019 - 6:29 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two-time Daytona 500 winner Sterling Marlin has been undergoing deep brain stimulation surgery as part of his treatment for Parkinson's disease. Marlin's daughter, Sutherlin House, announced Thursday that Marlin completed the third of four surgery stages this week at...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 1988, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Kirk Gibson celebrates as he rounds the bases after hitting a game-winning two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in the first game of the World Series, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Dodgers will pay tribute to one of baseball’s most celebrated home runs by introducing a “Kirk Gibson seat” in right field at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)
March 20, 2018 - 8:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay tribute to one of baseball's most celebrated home runs by introducing a "Kirk Gibson seat" at Dodger Stadium. The seat will be added in the right field pavilion at the spot where Gibson's game-ending homer landed in the 1988 World Series opener...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012, file photo, former New York Jets defensive end Mark Gastineau speaks during halftime of an NFL football game between the Jets and the Houston Texans in East Rutherford, N.J. Gastineau made an emotional plea to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to help former players like him who are dealing with football-related health issues. Gastineau says during a radio interview Thursday night, March 8, 2018, that he wants ailing players to be “treated right” by the NFL. The 61-year-old Gastineau announced last year that he was diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 09, 2018 - 10:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Gastineau made an emotional plea to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to help him and former players who are dealing with what he claims are football-related health issues. The former New York Jets star said during a radio interview on 710 WOR Radio in New York that aired Thursday...
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