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Jul 08, 2014, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: James F.T. Monhart and Robert M....

Jun 10, 2014, 09:05 ET

U.S. Neurologist Care Saves 4,600 Lives of People with Parkinson's Each Year

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) released an important study stressing the importance of neurologist care at the 18th International Congress...

May 22, 2014, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Awards Four Innovative Research Grants

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that it has funded four new grants in Parkinson's disease (PD) research. The four grants...

Apr 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Announces $50,000 in Grants to Support Programs and Resources for Parkinson's Patients and Caregivers in Metro Atlanta

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is ready to turn up the volume on Parkinson's awareness in...

Feb 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes New Board Leadership and Four New Members

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of a new Chairman of the Board, John W. Kozyak, Esq., and four new members to its...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Partners with SBR Health to Provide Increased Access to Expert Parkinson's Disease Care

People living with Parkinson's disease today often face challenges when seeking care, including disability, distance from medical centers, and...

Dec 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Announces Grant Funding Opportunities for Research in Parkinson's Disease

--Three Focus Areas Based on Patient Input-- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the launch of a new grant cycle today with the...

Nov 04, 2013, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Recognizes Family Caregivers in November

--Free Webinar, "Caring for the Caregiver" on November 7th-- November is National Family Caregivers Month and the National Parkinson...

Oct 28, 2013, 09:05 ET

Moving Day®, A Walk for Parkinson's, is Coming to Atlanta on November 9, 2013

--Are Atlanta Residents Ready to Move?— Katie Couric, the Honorary National Chair of the National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) Moving...

Sep 24, 2013, 19:20 ET

La National Parkinson Foundation lanza versiones de un kit gratuito de hospitalización para personas de habla hispana y alfabetización limitada en salud

Una nueva iniciativa patrocinada por la National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) y los Centros de Excelencia de la NPF participantes tiene como objetivo...

Sep 24, 2013, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Launches Spanish and Low Health Literacy Versions of Free Hospitalization Kit

A new initiative sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and participating NPF Centers of Excellence aims to expand its signature...

Sep 19, 2013, 09:05 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Helps the Recently Diagnosed Navigate a Parkinson's Diagnosis

—First Connect My Page Provides Tailored Information Written by People with Parkinson's—  The National Parkinson Foundation...

Jul 24, 2013, 08:55 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Launches Free App for People Living with Parkinson's Disease

—Parkinson's Central Provides Quick Access to Trusted Information— The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) launched today...

Jun 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Medication Alone Insufficient in Treating Depression in Parkinson's Disease

MIAMI, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Parkinson's Outcomes Project show...

Jun 17, 2013, 09:00 ET

One-armed Skydiver Triumphs Over Life-changing Injuries

 Kevin Burkart will attempt a world skydiving record to benefit his father and all those living with Parkinson's on Wednesday, June 19,...

May 13, 2013, 08:55 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation and Johns Hopkins University Address Disparities in Care Through Telemedicine

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a research award to the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and Johns Hopkins...

Apr 17, 2013, 09:00 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation's Medical Director Shares the 10 Secrets to a Happier Life with Parkinson's Disease

--New Parkinson's Treatment Book Translated into 20+ Languages-- The National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) medical director, Michael S....

Apr 01, 2013, 08:45 ET
National Parkinson Foundation: Whatever It Takes to Beat Parkinson's Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/National Parkinson Foundation)

The National Parkinson Foundation Launches the Whatever It Takes to Beat Parkinson's Campaign

--Campaign Begins During Parkinson's Awareness Month-- Today the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the launch of the Whatever It...

Mar 27, 2013, 09:00 ET
The National Parkinson Foundation's free Parkinson's disease medical ID bracelet.To order, visit www.parkinson.org/store or call 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636).  (PRNewsFoto/National Parkinson Foundation)

National Parkinson Foundation Urges Patients to Take Charge of Managing Parkinson's

--Free, Lifesaving Medical ID Bracelets Available During April, Parkinson's Awareness Month-- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)...

Nov 28, 2012, 08:00 ET

First Data from Largest, Ongoing Study of People with Parkinson's Disease Reveals Depression Has Biggest Impact on Health Status

National Parkinson Foundation Recommends Annual Screening for Depression  The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) today released...

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