Parkinson’s Disease

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Plymouth Christmas Display Raises Awareness For Parkinson’s

Imagine stringing up 58,000 Christmas lights on your house. Now imagine doing it with Parkinson’s disease. That’s what one local man does every Christmas, and with all the lights comes a powerful message. Mike Justak was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2004, and in 2010 he started doing a full Christmas light display with the help of neighbors.

12/19/2013

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Minn. Man Breaks Skydiving Record To Fight Disease

A man proved Wednesday that life-changing injuries can’t stop him from reaching his goals.

06/19/2013

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Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Relief For People With Parkinson’s

There’s a new procedure to have brain surgery while you’re wide awake, and people are actually lining up for it. It’s a treatment so effective doctors say patients have checked themselves out of nursing homes after having it done.

05/09/2012

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Awe-Inspiring Holiday Lights Display For A Good Cause

The snow might be missing this Christmas, but one Twin Cities home has no shortage of holiday lights. Try 20,000 of them all strung and choreographed to dance to music.

12/23/2011

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Woman Accused Of Abusing Patient With Parkinson’s

A former home care and assisted living care provider at a facility in Little Falls is accused of abusing an adult male patient with Parkinson’s disease in his genital area, according to a complaint filed by the Minnesota Department of Health.

11/01/2011

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Auto Dealer Jim Lupient Dies At Age 76

Local businessman and auto mogul Jim Lupient passed away Sunday after a long fight with Parkinson’s disease, according to his obituary.

08/15/2011

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Musical Light Show Raises Awareness Of Parkinson’s

For every minute of Christmas music you hear outside of Mike Justak’s home, keep in mind that about 8 to 10 hours of sequencing went into that minute just so his front-yard light show can shine.

12/24/2010

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