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New Health Education Podcast Breaks Down Barriers For People With Parkinson’s Disease

Press Release · Washington, DC, USA ·

A brand new, 7-part podcast miniseries about the lived experience of Parkinson’s disease is now available. The whole series can be found on all major podcast platforms.

The Parkinson’s Disease Podcast is a short-format, narrative miniseries that shares important insights and information for the millions of people affected by this condition.

It is part of the Health Unmuted audio library by Mission Based Media, and joins other titles including Alzheimer’s Disease Podcast and COPD Podcast. Each miniseries in Health Unmuted focuses on a specific health topic and features the voices of medical professionals, caregivers and, importantly, people living with the condition.

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“Parkinson’s disease affects over 8 million people worldwide, and advances in diagnostics and treatments can have a tremendous impact on the course of the disease. Our mission is to help people have a deeper understanding about their health, and creating accessible, engaging content is a key part of fulfilling that mission,” said Dan Kendall, founder of Mission Based Media and executive producer of Health Unmuted.

The podcast is available for free for listeners and was made possible with support from Altoida, a leading platform to improve drug development, research, and care for patients with neurological diseases including Parkinson’s.

“Our team at Altoida is delighted to partner with Mission Based Media to make the Parkinson’s Disease Podcast a reality," said Travis Bond, CEO at Altoida. “Our vision to unlock neurology diagnostics at scale and revolutionize brain health management aligns with the podcast’s goal of equipping listeners with the information and resources necessary to make informed health decisions. We are thrilled to collaborate with forward thinking partners to share the important stories behind neurological disease, and help pioneer innovative technologies in support.”

“Effective and accessible health education is critically important, particularly at the early stages of living with a chronic condition,” added Kendall. “Health Unmuted podcasts cover topics ranging from symptoms and diagnosis, through to lifestyle changes and treatment options. Each episode helps combat the misinformation that can lead to confusion, anxiety and poor outcomes.”

Find Health Unmuted podcasts on major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and Spotify, as well as More than 50 other health conditions are planned for Health Unmuted including diabetes, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer and gastrointestinal conditions. Healthcare providers and patient-focused organizations can learn about distribution opportunities by visiting or emailing

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