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Posts Tagged ‘Centers for Disease Control’

phone to represent the need for a 3-digit suicide prevention hotline

Editorial: The Nation Needs 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Number

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump signed the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018 into law. The legislation requires the Federal Communications Commission and Departments of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs to conduct a study to assess the feasibility of establishing a three-digit number to a national suicide prevention and mental health…

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Parkinson disease written in a medical form.

Genetic Testing

Using our heritage to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease. A neurodegenerative disorder whose cause is unknown, Parkinson’s disease was first described in 1817 as “shaking palsy” by James Parkinson, for whom the condition is named. The onset of symptoms — tremors, slowness and stiffness, walking and balance issues, and a host of non-movement symptoms, including…

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