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These Parkinson’s patients find relief at the barre

For the million people living with Parkinson’s disease in the United States, medication is the most common form of treatment. But some doctors are now prescribing dance as a way to slow the symptoms — and bring joy to patients in the process. Special correspondent Shana Fischer visits a ballet class for Parkinson’s patients.

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