Longtime Illinois Politician Thomas Hynes Dies At Age 80Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes, who was a powerhouse in Chicago politics for four decades, has died.
M*A*S*H Star Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson’s DiseaseIn a “CBS This Morning” appearance on Tuesday, the 82-year-old actor said that he was diagnosed with the disease three and a half years ago.
Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson's Disease: 'I'm Not Angry'Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease. The award-winning actor, best known for his relatable portrayal of Army Capt. "Hawkeye" Pierce in the TV series "M*A*S*H," revealed he was diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago.
FDA Worried Parkinson's Drug Was Risky; Now Reports Of Deaths Spark ConcernTwo years ago, Brendan Tyne pleaded with the Food and Drug Administration to approve a drug that he was hopeful could finally bring his mother some peace.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Says He Manages Parkinson's With Daily TherapyThe Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's relying on daily physical therapy, medication and prayer to manage Parkinson's disease as he continues his civil rights work.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Continues Thanksgiving Tradition Despite Parkinson's DiseaseFor the first time since disclosing he has Parkinson’s disease, the Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke out about his health struggles.
Rev. Jackson Family, Friends Rally At Rainbow PUSHThe Reverend Jesse Jackson, who’s 76, announced yesterday that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.
Fighting The Battle Against Parkinson's Disease"You need some patience, understanding, the will to fight and hope."
Parkinson's Patients At Northwestern Get Improv Lessons From Second CitySecond City has been holding a couple of improv classes at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for Parkinson's disease patients, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller
Former Congressman Lane Evans DiesFormer U.S. Rep. Lane Evans of Illinois, a former Marine who fought for veterans' rights during his 24 years in office, has died after a long fight with Parkinson's disease.
Robin Williams Parkinson's Connection Has Some Patients WorriedActor and comedian Robin Williams was privately battling Parkinson’s disease when he took his own life this week, according to his wife.
What Robin Williams' Death Tells Us About Parkinson's DiseaseWilliams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.