Parkinson’s Disease

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Boy Using Cannabis Oil: ‘I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead’

There is new research on the use of marijuana as medicine in Colorado and a Marijuana and Health Symposium at National Jewish Health on Saturday explored nearly a dozen studies looking at using pot for things like seizures and insomnia.

06/13/2015

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Researchers To Share Information About Colorado Pot Research

Researchers are gathering in Denver to discuss their research about marijuana as a medical therapy.

06/13/2015

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Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Studies Are An ‘Opportunity To Guide The Nation’

Colorado is spending $9 million to study the role of marijuana as a medication. The state Board of Health approved the grants, and on Saturday researchers will come together to talk about their studies.

06/09/2015

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Boxers With Parkinson’s Are ‘Fighting For Their Lives’

It’s Saturday morning and the punches are flying in the basement of the Salvation Army boxing gym on High Street and East 29th Avenue in Denver. It looks and sounds like a typical boxing workout, and is being led by four-time Gold Glove boxer Anthony Mora.

05/10/2015

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Investigators: Man With Parkinson’s Unfit To Drive

Investigators in Fort Collins said that a man with Parkinson’s disease was unfit to drive when he caused a deadly car crash.

04/18/2015

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Olympic Cyclist Davis Phinney Honored At White House For Work With Parkinson’s Patients

Olympic cyclist Davis Phinney was honored Monday at the White House for his foundation and work to improve the lives of patients with Parkinson’s disease.

03/23/2015

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Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.

12/17/2014

Marquis Burleson shows CBS4's Kathy Walsh how he can stand up. (credit: CBS)

Surgery Unlocks Muscles For Boy Trapped In His Own Body

It has been a year since a Colorado boy had brain surgery to help him with a rare movement disorder, and the results are remarkable.

09/02/2014

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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

CBS4's Kathy Walsh with Parkinson's patient Mike Cunningham (credit: CBS)

Parkinson’s And Exercise: CU Study Aims To Show Disease Progression

Some researchers in Colorado want to know if exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. They’re studying newly diagnosed patients who have not been placed on medication.

05/09/2014

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