Category Archives: Parkinson’s disease

Robyn Michele Levy’s Brainwaves Join #FoxPDchat on Twitter — Friday April 17 at 12 pm ET

How is technology changing #Parkinsons research? Find out by joining @MichaelJFoxOrg for a scintillating #FoxPDchat on Twitter — Friday, April 17 at 12 pm ET. Advertisements

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Robyn Michele Levy Brings “Chasing Hope Through Art & Humour” to Medicine Hat, Alberta This Tuesday, April 14

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm OR 7:00 pm at Medicine Hat Public Library For free tickets or more information call 403-526-5521

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Meet the World Parkinson Congress 2016 Ambassadors!

WPC 2016 Ambassadors play an important role: They all have Parkinson’s disease and have established themselves as dedicated and passionate leaders in PD communities close to home and around the world online; they’ve all attended at least one World Parkinson Congress; they … Continue reading

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Robyn Michele Levy Joins World Parkinson Coalition’s Global Community of Bloggers!

I am so thrilled to be a blogging partner with World Parkinson Coalition —  a nonprofit organization dedicated to a worldwide dialogue to help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease. I will be one of … Continue reading

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Prescription Drugs in Blister Packs: Beware of Human Error — Even at the Best Pharmacy!

When I was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s, I asked Marg Meikle — aka The Answer Lady — for advice. She said, “Find yourself a good pharmacist.” So I did. How do I define a good pharmacist? Professional. Trustworthy. Knowledgeable. Accountable … Continue reading

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Robyn Michele Levy Presents “Chasing Hope Through Art & Humour” April 14, 2015 in Medicine Hat, Alberta

In a couple of weeks, I’m heading to Medicine Hat, Alberta to be the Guest Speaker at Parkinson Alberta‘s Education Day.  My multi-media presentation is called Chasing Hope Through Art & Humour — something I’ve mastered since being diagnosed at age 43 with early onset Parkinson’s, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Fantastic #Parkinson Optimism Summit in Tuscon, Arizona

Physically I arrived home last week, but emotionally I haven’t landed yet. I’m still there — in the Tuscon desert — my heart open with gratitude for this tender, brave community finding me, inviting me. Thank you APDA Arizona!

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Robyn Michele Levy is a Keynote Speaker at #Parkinson’s Optimism Summit in Tuscon, Arizona March 14, 2015

Lately, I’ve been too busy to blog. But now that my TO DO LISTS are almost all done, I can share some exciting news. On Saturday, March 14th I will be a Keynote Speaker at the Power Over Parkinson’s – Optimism Summit — … Continue reading

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Making a splash with my #oneword to guide me in 2015

Last week I visited my friend Cyndee’s blog. Instead of making New Year resolutions, she selected one word — “DO” — to guide her professionally and personally throughout 2015. Inspired, this got me thinking about which word I’d choose. Reflecting … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Breakthrough! Cougar Trial Finder Extracts Dopamine from Disgraced Dalhousie Dental Students

OK, it was just a dream — but if you ask me, those misogynistic dentistry students at Dalhousie University have way too much dopamine flowing in their brains. I say round ’em up, shave their heads, and extract some of … Continue reading

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