Michael J. Fox, right, accepts the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from Woody Harrelson during the Governors Awards on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) ORG XMIT: CAPS115

Parkinson’s disease more common than previously thought, study shows

Parkinson’s disease strikes nearly 90,000 older Americans a year, 30,000 more than was previously estimated, according to a study published Thursday.  Incidence rates differed across the country. States with higher rates of older residents saw more diagnoses of the disease, whose risk typically increases with age, but so did some “Rust Belt” states in the Northeast and…

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