Huntington's Disease Society - 5:05
with, Don Peasley a Board Member
Posted Mar 29, 2017
Huntington's disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. Today, there are approximately 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease. Visit Huntington's Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter on the web and on Facebook. Recorded on March 23rd, 2017.
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