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Robin Williams attends the CW, CBS And Showtime 2013 Summer TCA Party on July 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Was Parkinson’s Disease To Blame For Robin Williams’ Suicide? Bay Area Expert Explains Link After Illness Revelation

Dr. Carrolee Barlow, CEO of the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center in Sunnyvale, explains the connection between Parkinson’s disease and depression.

08/14/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Family Of Robin Williams Reveals He Was Suffering From Parkinson’s Disease

The family of actor and comedian Robin Williams says the funnyman was privately dealing with the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was “not yet ready to share publicly,” prior to his death from apparent hanging by suicide Monday.

08/14/2014

Patrick Willis #52, NaVorro Bowman #53 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers tackle Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter of the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Study Finds Elevated Brain Disease Risk For NFL Veterans; League Donates $30M For Research

A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.

09/05/2012

Nike Releases Famed 'Back To The Future' Shoe

Nike Releases Famed ‘Back To The Future’ Shoe

Nike is going back to the future. The sneaker maker has created a limited-edition shoe based on a glowing pair that appeared in the popular 1989 movie “Back to the Future II.”

09/08/2011

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