Parkinson’s Disease (PD) was first identified and named in 1817 by Dr. James Parkinson. Today, someone is diagnosed with the disease every nine minutes nationwide and an estimated 7 to 10 million people have PD worldwide. Texas ranks 8th in the number of cases in the U.S. PD is a progressive neurodegenerative disease in which…

It’s estimated that throughout the United States, an average 1.7 million people suffer from a traumatic brain injury every year. Of these 1.7 million people, around 75 percent of the brain injuries sustained are concussions or other forms of mild traumatic brain injury. According to the Texas Brain Injury Alliance, around 10,000 Texans find themselves becoming…

5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and approximately 390,000 of them live in Texas and about 64,000 in the Greater Dallas area alone. Shockingly, Texas ranks fourth in the number of Alzheimer’s disease cases and second in the number of Alzheimer’s disease deaths. What’s more, one in every ten Americans over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s,…

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