• Rev. Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson's disease

    23 days ago - By ABC

    Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson, 76, has announced he is battling Parkinson's disease, the illness that took his father's life.
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  • Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson's Disease

    23 days ago - By Post Gazette

    The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, the longtime civil rights leader and former Democratic presidential candidate, said Friday he has Parkinson's disease.
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  • Rev. Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson's disease

    23 days ago - By Boston Herald

    CHICAGO - The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. revealed in a statement Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The 76-year-old civil rights leader said he had found it difficult to perform routine tasks and after a battery of tests was diagnosed by his physicians with Parkinson's, a disease that ailed his father.
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  • Reverend Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

    23 days ago - By NY Daily News

    Rev. Jesse Jackson announced he has Parkinson's disease in a statement on Twitter Friday.
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  • Rev. Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson's

    23 days ago - By NBC News

    Prominent civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday.
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  • Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's

    23 days ago - By Politico

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson, the longtime civil rights leader, announced Friday that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, saying in a statement that he would continue his advocacy work even as he engaged in therapy to slow the disease's progression. “Throughout my career of service, God has kept me in the embrace of his loving arms, and protected me and my family from dangers, seen and unseen,” Jackson said in a statement released by his Rainbow PUSH Coalition. “Now in the latter years of my life, at 76 years old, I find it increasingly difficult to perform routine tasks, and getting...
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  • Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

    Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

    23 days ago - By New York Post

    Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. “My family and I began to notice changes about three years ago,” Jackson, 76, wrote in a statement. “After a battery of tests, my physicians identified the issue as Parkinson's disease, a disease that bested my father.” He...
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  • Rev. Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson's disease

    23 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. revealed Friday that he has Parkinson's disease.
    The 76-year-old civil rights activist made the announcement in an emotional letter to his friends and supporters.
    In the statement, Jackson says that around three-years ago, he and his family began to notice he was struggling physically.
    He didn't want to interrupt his work schedule to see a doctor, but as the struggles continued, he finally checked in.
    After several tests, the diagnosis came in.
    Jackson says his father also had Parkinson's.
    He now plans to focus on physical therapy, with the hopes of slowing...
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