"Voices In America", developed for Public Television and featuring host James Earl Jones, to spotlight Parkinson's Disease

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A new segment for the series discusses the disease and treatments...

A new segment of the program VOICES IN AMERICA, with host James Earl Jones, will focus on Parkinson's Disease. Medical professionals, those diagnosed with the disease, and loved ones of Parkinson's patients will want to tune in for this informative segment that will cover a wide range of topics related to the disease.

Parkinson's disease is a progressive brain disorder. It typically begins between the ages of 50 and 65, affecting approximately one percent of the population in that age group. The disease is a bit more common in men. Symptoms for Parkinson’s disease include rigidity of muscles, changes in gait and speech, and tremors. Though there is no cure for this disease, there is treatment that can help relieve symptoms. Watch the new segment of VOICES IN AMERICA with James Earl Jones to gain greater understanding of this disease and how it affects those around us.

Independently produced, VOICES IN AMERICA is an independent production. Public Television Stations across the United States can air the production at their discretion. VOICES IN AMERICA is neither a production of APT or PBS, nor affiliated with APT or PBS.

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