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Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

It’s been known for a long time that Parkinson’s disease is a condition that arises in the brain. Certain nerve cells in the brain begin to break down, and levels of dopamine, a neurotransmitter, drop, resulting in coordination difficulties, muscle stiffness, changes in speech, and the tremor that is the disease’s signature symptom. But now… Read More »

Two clusters of Legionnaires' disease traced back to Walmart and nursing home in Illinois

Two clusters of Legionnaires’ disease traced back to suburban Illinois Walmart and Chicago nursing home Three people who said they shopped at a Walmart in Johnsburg were diagnosed with the infection Two residents of the Warren Barr South Loop nursing home in Chicago have tested positive for the illness Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form… Read More »