TITLE

Muhammad Ali stops Parkinson's disease treatments

PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Jet;08/24/98, Vol. 94 Issue 13, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that former heavyweight boxer, Muhammad Ali stopped taking an experimental treatment for Parkinson's disease, which made it difficult for him to talk and slowed his reflexes. Reason for his decision; Ali's criticism of Jerry Jacobson, a retired dentist and oral surgeon with whom Ali began treatments; Estimated length of time the former champion has suffered from the disease.
ACCESSION #
1006330

 

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