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2014-01-29 12:28:20

Alliance Leverages Independent Nonprofit Strengths to Enrich Programs for Parkinson's Community NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce its support of the Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations (AIRPO), a consortium recently formed with the shared goals of finding a cure for Parkinson's and supporting those who live with the disease. AIRPO encourages collaboration, leverages...

2010-08-31 10:00:00

Program Helps Improve Muscle Memory and Improves Quality of Life for those Living with Parkinson's HOUSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each Monday from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Houston Ballet and the Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS) offer a weekly dance class for people with Parkinson's at Houston Ballet's studios at 1921 West Bell. The class features live music with a piano accompanist and incorporates various types of music and dance. Participants not only do ballet but line...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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