The Prince of Darkness told "Good Morning America" that he's not "going to go anywhere yet," and implored his fans to hang on for him.
"I keep hoping for a medical miracle to cure his Parkinson's disease — for him to one day wake up as himself again."
The Georgia Republican says health "challenges" stemming from Parkinson's informed his decision.
The 82-year-old, who was diagnosed over three years ago, said he decided to share the news “to encourage others to take action.”
No one can escape the dangers.
But the music legend says he's not finished yet.
The civil rights activist said he will be making "lifestyle changes" to slow the disease's progression.
With the string of Bush accusations, "dirty old man" joins "locker room talk" as an excuse that no longer flies.
The suicides of several high-profile professional athletes, beginning with NFL player Terry Luther Long in 2005, brought CTE into the public consciousness.
ALS attacks and kills nerve cells controlling muscles, leading to weakness, paralysis and, ultimately, respiratory failure.
"The hardest step is that first step. Once you take that first step, the rest of it comes easy."
New research in mice and human cells indicates a brain-gut connection.
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In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and in particular, Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, let’s say this together