1)In February 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared the eastern cougar (also known as the catamount or ghost cat) officially extinct after decades without a sighting. The last confirmed example of what had been America’s largest native cat was shot in 1938 in Maine. On the East Coast, only the ghost cat’s relative, the Florida panther, remains. But some outdoorsmen insist the eastern cougar’s still alive, just living in small numbers far from prying eyes, and offering only rare, fleeting glimpses to humans, giving it its “ghost cat” nickname.
June 1, 2011 – If your symptoms are mild, you may not need treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Your doctor may wait to prescribe treatment with drugs until your symptoms begin to interfere with your daily activities. Additional treatment methods (such as exercise, physical therapy, and occupational therapy) can be helpful at all stages of Parkinson’s disease to help you maintain your strength, mobility, and independence.