Lesley Stahl on parkinson's.
Here's my cover story on "60 Minutes" star Lesley Stahl for Brain & Life magazine (formerly Neurology Now). In it I reveal Stahl's personal quest to get a correct medical diagnosis for her husband, the screenwriter Aaron Latham, whose unusual trajectory of Parkinson's disease defied easy categorization. The ace reporter also applied her investigative skills toward treating his symptoms, researching innovative therapies including boxing and deep brain stimulation. The most rewarding thing about interviewing this renowned broadcast journalist? She wrote an email saying I did a "first-rate job telling" her and Latham's story, followed by this: "I like the way you wove the experts in with our personal story—kind of like a 60 Minutes piece!!" (Her exclamation points, not mine!) READ MORE.
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