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Advocates inform concertgoers about the affliction that killed Woody Guthrie: Huntington's Disease listen

07/17/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The hereditary brain disorder known as Huntington ’s Disease afflicts about 1 in every 10,000 people in the U.S. That’s according to the Huntington ’s Disease Society of America.

Local representatives passed out information about medical research and genetic testing for Huntington’s at last Saturday’s Woody Guthrie 100th birthday celebration hosted by WMNF.

n the 1960s, Guthrie died of complications resulting from Huntington’s.

WMNF spoke with Marilyn McCloskey, presid...

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