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Sioux Falls author to sign copies of book on living with Parkinson’s disease

February 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Kevin Boekhoff, Sioux Falls, is the author of “I Forgot That I Remembered,” a compilation stories center on of that his experiences with Parkinson’s disease. Continue Reading

Health battle for ‘Iron Man': NFL Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg fighting Parkinson’s disease

November 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Although the cause of the debilitating neurological disorder is unknown, Forrest Gregg, his family and his neurologist say his disease may be related to numerous concussions he suffered during his playing career in the 1950s at SMU and from 1956-71 with the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.
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Couple battles 2 life-threatening diseases

September 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Two people are battling incurable diseases under one roof.
Kathy Hertz, 57, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in July 2010. The disease was discovered when, after two months of bloating and feeling full prematurely, Kathy went online looking for answers. After a little bit of searching, she found an ailment that fit her symptoms and went to the hospital.
“I went into the walk-in clinic and basically told them I had ovarian cancer,” Kathy said. Continue Reading

Brain pacemakers may help block psychiatric disease

February 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Deep brain stimulation has proved a powerful way to block the tremors of Parkinson’s disease. Blocking mental illness isn’t nearly as easy a task. Continue Reading

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Bursack: Medical alarms offer help in case of emergency

October 23, 2010 in INFORUM

Dear Carol: My mom takes care of my dad, who has Parkinson’s disease. She does a good job, though I know it’s hard for her. Continue Reading

Specialists offer advice and help for Parkinson’s disease

September 23, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Here’s some: It’s good to leave the houseMost people know Parkinson’s disease causes more problems as the population ages, but few know what to do about it. Continue Reading

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