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After the diagnosis: Living with Parkinson's

There's no cure for Parkinson's disease, but new treatments can ease the symptoms and prolong independence.

"You'll be fine for years. Go out and do your job."

That's how Janet Reno, diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD) at age 57, recalls her neurologist's advice. She took it to heart, not only returning to her demanding job as U.S. Attorney General but also taking up kayaking.

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