Pennington Biomedical Research Center http://wwno.org en Second Annual Conference Focuses on Parkinson's http://wwno.org/post/second-annual-conference-focuses-parkinsons Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge presents physicians and researchers investigating Parkinson's on Saturday, July 27. Carol Harrison, a researcher who has Parkinson's herself, has been instrumental in coming up with the line-up for the Parkinson's Disease Conference in its first two years.<p>More information is available at <a href="http://www.pbrc.edu/events/parkinsons">www.pbrc.edu/events/parkinsons</a>.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/07/harrison_final.mp3" class="asset-audio">Carol Harrison</a><p> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 20:27:00 +0000 Susan Hidalgo-Smith 39527 at http://wwno.org Pregnancy Weight Study Looking for 306 BR Women http://wwno.org/post/pregnancy-weight-study-looking-306-br-women <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Doctors in Baton Rouge are looking for 306 overweight, pregnant women to participate in a study of whether getting advice by smartphone can help them control weight gain as well as meeting with a coach or doctor.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26559 at http://wwno.org