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US Senate and House of Representatives Recognize Parkinsonís Awareness Month

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation is happy to report that the United States Senate and the House of Representatives have joined the efforts to recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month.

On Thursday, the Senate passed S.Res. 118, a resolution supporting the designation of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. The Parkinson's Action Network reports that the resolution was led by Senator Stabenow and originally cosponsored by Senators Isakson, Johanns, and M. Udall, the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus in the Senate. Earlier this month, the House introduced House Resolution 149,

See the text of both resolutions and stay tuned for updates from the Parkinson's Action Network, the voice of the PD community in Washington, DC. To learn more about raising awareness, visit PDF's online toolkit here.

See Full Senate Resolution

See House Resolution

Source Date: Apr 26 2013