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Rev. Jesse Jackson Discloses Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson released a Northwestern Medicine letter informing the public that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2015 and he plans to dedicate himself to physical therapy. 75 more words

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Jesse Jackson Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease...

Prayers up for Jesse Jackson! The activist has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s has no cure and its symptoms include tremors, stiffness, unbalanced equilibrium and difficulty controlling movements. 32 more words


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Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Rev. Jesse Jackson has disclosed that he has Parkinson’s disease, it’s a disorder of the central nervous system that effects movement and often includes trimmers.  115 more words


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“The 1968 Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the… 327 more words


Rev Jesse Jackson Discloses Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. 520 more words

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals He is Battling Parkinson's Disease

Civil right’s activist, Jesse Jackson, revealed Friday that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

The 76-year-old two-time Democratic presidential candidate stated he and his family noticed changes three years ago and, “after a battery of tests, my physicians identified the issue as Parkinson’s disease, a disease that bested my father.” 481 more words