Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2001

3-31 HEALTH CHECK BREAKOUT

March 31, 2001

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l Tuesday: Lawrence City Commission will proclaim April as Parkinson Awareness Month in Lawrence.

l April 11: Gov. Bill Graves proclaims April as Parkinson Awareness Month in Kansas.

l April 17: Parkinson's Support Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway.

l April 21: Parkinson's Education Symposium, 9 a.m.-noon, Doubletree Hotel, 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park. For more information, call (913) 341-8828.

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease include:

l lack of arm swing

l lowered voice volume

l small, cramped handwriting

l decreased facial expression

l less-frequent blinking and swallowing

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