Nutcracker-Inspired San Francisco Ballet Class Brings New Hope To Parkinson's PatientsA new class of dancers is inspired by Tchaikovsky's music from the holiday classic "Nutcracker." But, instead of defeating the Mouse King, they are fighting against a serious degenerative neurological condition.
M*A*S*H Star Alan Alda Reveals He Has Parkinson’s DiseaseIn a “CBS This Morning” appearance on Tuesday, the 82-year-old actor said that he was diagnosed with the disease three and a half years ago.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Discloses He Has Parkinson's DiseaseThe Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy.
49ers Legends Establish Fund To Care For Former Players In NeedSan Francisco 49ers legends are joining forces in an unprecedented effort to offer a hand-up to former teammates in need.
Longtime KPIX Sports Director Wayne Walker Dies At 80Former NFL star and longtime KPIX 5 Sports Director Wayne Walker died at age 80 following a battle with Parkinson's disease.
Muhammad Ali, 3-Time World Heavyweight Champion, Dies at 74Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, died Friday at age 74.
Former KPIX 5 Sports Director Wayne Walker Suffering From Parkinson's Linked To NFL CareerA former National Football League star and longtime KPIX broadcaster has chosen to speak out about his personal struggle – one of the biggest challenges facing a growing number of former NFL players.
Dean Jones, Star Of Classic Disney Films, Dies At 84His boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor...
Empathy Drug? UC Researchers Find Parkinson’s Pill Also Makes People Less Tolerant Of InequalityA drug that is used to treat Parkinson’s disease has also been found to make patients less tolerant of inequality and engage in more equitable behaviors.
With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend CollegeThe odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome -- and thrive.
Linda Ronstadt Talks About Disease That Silenced Her Grammy-Winning Singing VoiceA multiple Grammy Award winning voice has been silenced by a debilitating disease. Now, Linda Ronstadt opens up about her life in an exclusive interview.
Death Certificate Indicates Robin Williams Cremated, Ashes Scattered In San Francisco BayThe late actor and comedian Robin Williams has been cremated and his ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to a death certificate obtained by CBS News.
Was Parkinson's Disease To Blame For Robin Williams' Suicide? Bay Area Expert Explains Link After Illness RevelationDr. Carrolee Barlow, CEO of the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center in Sunnyvale, explains the connection between Parkinson's disease and depression.
What Robin Williams' Death Tells Us About Parkinson's DiseaseWilliams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
Family Of Robin Williams Reveals He Was Suffering From Parkinson's DiseaseThe 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.