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Latinos: Keeping your Brain Healthy

Posted on 04/13/2012 by |Washington D.C. | Comments

Personal HealthAs many people out there, one of my biggest fears as a Latina is to reach my golden years and not being able to enjoy them alongside my family because of a neurodegenerative condition like Parkinson’s disease. Regrettably, we are not trained to be on the look out for early signs of Parkinson’s disease like tremors or shaking. To keep us on our tiptoes, Congress has declared April as “Parkinson’s Awareness Month.” Our community faces a big threat: A recent …