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To help you and your loved ones navigate life with Parkinson's, a movement disorder specialist discusses Parkinson's research and care through blogs and videos.

Dr. Rachel Dolhun.

Meet Dr. Dolhun

Rachel Dolhun is a fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist, board-certified neurologist and vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

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    Ask the MD: Telemedicine Tips for People with Hearing, Vision, Speech or Cognitive Changes

    For people with Parkinson’s and hearing, vision and other changes, virtual doctor visits can be more difficult. Here, tips for minimizing challenges.

  • Stem Cells Safe in Pre-Clinical Parkinson's Disease Study

    Ask the MD: What about Stem Cells?

    A new survey shows that unproven treatments sold by stem cell clinics, outside of FDA-approved clinical trials, can come with significant complications.

  • Nature Walks May Be Good for Your Brain, Study Finds

    Ask the MD: Parkinson’s Summertime Tips

    If you live with Parkinson's and are planning to travel or spend time outdoors this summer, consider these tips to make the most of that time.

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    Ask the MD: Parkinson's Doctors Continue Care, Research and Education Despite Pandemic

    Parkinson’s doctors found new ways to care for patients, move research forward, teach and learn during an extraordinary moment in public health.

  • Six Tips for Your First Year with Parkinson’s (and Beyond!) (Ask the MD Video)

    A Parkinson’s diagnosis can feel unsettling and bring many questions and emotions. Dr. Dolhun shares six steps for making your way forward with the disease.

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    Ask the MD: Getting Back to Pre-COVID Life

    As communities begin to reopen, consider these tips for gradually resuming your usual daily activities outside the home.

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