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    Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Women Who Shape MJFF’s Parkinson’s Community

    This March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is sharing stories from women in our community including the experiences of people with Parkinson’s, care…

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    MJFF Celebrates Black History Month: Community Reflections on Representation in Parkinson’s Research and Care

    Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments, honor the history and center the experiences of Black Americans. MJFF is once again celebrating this month by sharing the stories of…

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    How One Social Media Post Led to a Massive Crowdsourcing Campaign for Parkinson’s Patients

    Jimmy Choi, age 44, is no stranger to social media or the spotlight. As a three-time American Ninja Warrior and veteran Team Fox athlete, Jimmy was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease (PD)…

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    GQ Magazine: “The Promise That Tested My Parents Until the End”

    Guest blogger Chris Solomon writes about the community's reaction to his latest piece, “The Promise That Tested My Parents Until the End,” which was originally published in GQ Magazine in…

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    Dear Diary: Journaling a Commitment to a Cure

    After living with Parkinson’s disease for more than two decades, Sara Elizabeth Tiner passed away on December 15, 2018 at 79. As she made estate plans, she decided to bequeath a generous gift to The…

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    Communicating Over Video: Three Tips for People with Parkinson’s

    Guest blogger Marti Fischer shares tips for maximizing virtual communication, whether for work, a doctor visit, or a holiday gathering with loved ones.

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