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National Parkinson Foundation Study Finds U.S. Neurologist Care Saves 4,600 Lives of People with Parkinson’s Disease Each Year

(June 11, 2014) - The National Parkinson Foundation released an important study stressing the importance of neurologist care at the 18th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm this week. The key finding is that expert neurologist care not only saves about 4,600 lives, but better access to this care could prevent the deaths of another nearly 7,000 people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year in the U.S. alone. Read more…