HD and HDSA In The News

Thanks to the efforts of many chapter and affiliate leaders and other dedicated volunteers, we are seeing more coverage of Huntington's disease, and HDSA, in newspapers, on television and on the Internet.


On this page we will post links to examples of the most recent coverage. If you know about an article or a report that isn't listed, please contact Mynelly Perez (mperez@hdsa.org) with a link or contact information so it may be added to our archives.

Protecting the Genetic Data of Families with Histories of Serious illnesses, February 3, 2014 Click Here

 Historic Racing at Sebring, Highlands Today, Tampa, FL December 7, 2013 Click Here

Mark Baker, Anna Bergman, Carole Demas, Ilene Kristen, Heather MacRae, Steve Ross, Jane Summerhays, Walter Willison Set for Curtain's Up Benefit, Playbill, New York, NY December 6, 2013 Click here

Vanderbilt sets up clinic for people with Huntington's disease, The Tennessean, TN December 5, 2013 Click here

Whitley County family turns loss of loved one into hope for others, WYMT TV, November 10, 2013 click here

Walkers hope for a cure for Huntington's disease, Tallahassee.com, November 10, 2013 click here

Huntington's Conference coming up in Fargo, Grandforksherald.com, October 29, 2013 clcik here

Riverside: Walk for Huntington's Disease Set, The Press-Enterprise, October 27, 2013 click here

Huntington's Disease Society of America and Huntington Society of Canada Discuss Genetic Testing , October 22, 2013 Click here

Garcia awarded Human Biology Fellowship from Huntington Disease Society, Texas A&M Health Science Center, October 23, 2013 click here

Maine Brothers With Devastating Illness Find a Home After Prison, Maine Public Broadcasting Network, October 23, 2013 click here

Highwood fest run raises $20,000 to fight Huntington’s disease, Highland Park, Suntimes, October 17, 2013 click here 

Chargers support one of their own at Huntington's disease event, NBC San Diego, CA, October 14, 2013 click here

Boise walk builds hope for Huntington's Disease cure, KTVB.com,October 12, 2013 click here

Race For Huntington's Disease Research Backed By AC/DC's Brian Johnson And Champion Drivers At Sebring, Paddock Talk, october 11, 2013 click here

A Mother turns grief to gift, Mycentraljersey.com, October 10, 2013 click here

Huntington's Disease Society of America Holds Annual Team Hope Walk in Albany, NY, readMedia, October 3, 2013 click here

Teva CSO: Laquinimod might also help treat Crohn's disease, lupus nephritis, Huntington’s disease and Alzheimer’s. Globes Israel's Business Arena, October 1, 2013 click here

HDSA named Champion for Coverage by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, October 1, 2013 click here

Canton woman fights Huntigton's disease, Observer & Eccentric, September 25, 2013 Click Here

About 200 join "Team hope Walk" in Madision Sunday, ABC 27 Madison, WI, September 22, 2013 Click Here

Family Shares Hardships of Huntington's, Fox 8 Cleveland, June 1, 2013, Cleveland, OH click here

Do it, Runners Run for Hope, Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, Story about Bill Lawler 5K, May 5, 2013, click here

Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde. NPR Radio show about a doctor jailed for murder., and another doctor's quest to determine the cause of his problems. April 11, 2013 click here

Baird Middle School in Ludlow helping Meaghan, January 22, 2013, The Republican Massachusetts, click here

Your Genetic Crystal Ball. Kristen Powers is one of several people featured on piece about Genetic Testing, CBS Sunday Morning, December 2, 2013, click here.

Veteran Singer-Songwriter Joel Rafael to Walk for Huntington's Disease In Honor of Woody Guthrie in Phoenix, AZ on November 17th, Dgital Journal, click here

Veteran Singer-Songwriter Joel Rafael To Walk For Huntington's Disease In Honor Of Woody Guthrie In Phoenix, AZ On November 17th

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/931433#ixzz2CPsAjMxL

Buy Coffee, find a Cure, 9 year old creates event to help kids battling with Huntington's disease, State College, PA, click here

Huntington's Disease and the Inspiration Behind The Shortest Way Home, Huffington Post, click here

Person 2 Person about Huntington's disease, wsbtv.com, Atlanta, GA, click here

Beyond Bounds: BJ Viau Hosts Hoopathon Fundraiser One More Time, Minnesota, WCCO TV, click here THV

Team Hope Walk to benefit HDSA, Little Rock, AR,  THV 11 click here

Race for the Cure,  WWLP, Holyoke Massachusetts, click here.

STA-BIL Fuels Effort to Support Huntington's Disease Research with National Lawn Mower Racing Fundraiser -- Event will Honor Fallen Racer 'Kemowsod', Midland Daily News, Midland, IL, click here

Arlo Guthre Celebrates His Father's Legacy, NewsOK, July 6, 2012, click here

Wheaton Walk Aims to Stamp Out Huntington's Disease, Daily Herald, Chicago, IL, May 15, 2012 click here

Local Artist Launches Campaign to Ellen Degeneres,  Cincinnatti.com, July 4, 2012 click here

Jenny Rogers interviewed about Las Vegas Team Hope Walk, Fox News Las Vegas, May 7, 2012, click here

Indiana Teen Organizes Walk in Mother's Memory, The Examiner, Bloomington, IN, click here

Ex-cop Bill Lawler perseveres despite setbacks, will cheer for 5k runners, Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, May 3, 2012, click here

Lawler 5K Race set for a Third Year, April 30, Victorpost.com, click here

Genetic Testing and Disease: Would You Want to Know? April 23, 2012, USA Today click here

St. Mary's County family hopes to encourage young scientists to pursue research on Huntington’s disease, March 23, 2012, South Maryland News, click here

Gieras Shooting for a Cure in Huntington's Fundraiser, March 13, 2012, The Salem News, click here

"Student Plans Fundraising Bike Trip in Woody Guthrie's Memory," Friday, March 9, Post Online, Newark, DE, click here

"Re-Prom Celebrates Hope for those with Huntington's," Monday, March 5, click here

Tewksbury Dad takes to the Street for his Family, Tewksbury Patch, Tuesday, February 20, click here

UCD Stem Cell Research battles Huntington's disease, Sacramento Bee, CA, Monday, January 30, click here

Teen wants to document brain disorder test, Chapel Hill News, NC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012 click here

Woman seeks support for Huntington's Bill, KASA.com, Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 30, 2011 click here

Goodell Talks Chargers Stadium on Hopeful Night, NBC News San Diego, November 11, 2011, click here

Terminally ill Chelmsford Woman heeds Father's Advice, Chelmsford Independent, October 30, 2011, click here

Caregiver of the Year Juggles Family, Work, USA Today, October 23, 2011, click here

Family fights Huntington's disease with legacy of caring, Daily Herald, October 16, 2011 click here

Huntington's survivors fight disease, Orange County Register, October 6, click here

Girl Foregoes gifts to help others, Valley News Live, September 29 click here

Rochester polic investigator Bill Lawler to retire, Democrat & Chronicle, September 27, click here

Huntington's benefit in Mayfield Heights features dance star, Cleveland Sun News, click here

Jason Ritter mentions his support of HD research, Hollywood Reporter, August 18, click here

Huntington's disease multiplies family's troubles, St. Louise Post Dispatch, August 17, click here

Dr. Jane Paulsen, Simpson College Magazine, Summer 2011 click here

Huntington's disease Bash Rocks the House, Denver Post, Aug 9, 2011,
click here

The Hansons battle JHD, KMEG 14 Iowa, Aug 1, 2011 click here

Carlos Calvillo was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, Community Health Charities Newsletter, August 2, 2011 click here

Roselle man bikes cross-country for Huntington's disease, Daily Herald, Arlington Heights, IL, July 25, 2011 clich here

Robbed of Father by Illness, Daughter helps find a cure,

Leader-Telegram, Eau Clair, WI, July 25, 2011 click here

City and Local Businesses Unite to Aid Huntington's Disease Walk, Twinsburg Patch, Twinsburg, Ohio, July 16, 2011 click here

Dave and Theresa Hughes attend HD Convention in Minneapolis, Delaware Online, June 29, 2011 click here

Bike ride's focus: Huntington's, livewell Nebraska, July 5, 2011, click here

Greenfield Mills Annual Festival to benefit HDSA, The Jounral Gazette, Fort Wayne, IN, July 5, 2011, click here

ESPN-Radio1000: Sports Medicine Weekly, Interview with Shana Martin

June 25, 2011 click here

"Miles for Mia-Making Stides for Juvenile Huntington's Disease," Examiner, La Crosse, WI, June 20, 2011 click here

"Seniors Bike 700 miles for Huntington's," Fargo Falls Journal, Fargo North Dakota, June 16, 2011 click here

"St. Bernards to the Rescue," pennlive.com, 6/13/11 click here

"Editorial: Logrolling for Huntington's Disease, Channel3000.com, Madison, WI, 6/9/11 click here

"Seniors Cycle for Fundraiser," Daily News, Wahpeton ND and Breckenridge, MN, June 3, 2011 click here

"Hoping for a Cure for Huntington's," South Bend Tribune, Indiana, May 29, 2011 click here

"Local Family Opens Up About Their Struggle with Huntington's Disease," Grand Junction Free Press, Colorado, June 2, 2011 click here

"Community Activities - Huntington's disease," KOGO Radio, San Diego, May 26, 2011, (audio only) click here

"Motorcycle Riders Rev Up Hope," Kinnelon Butler-Patch, May 22, 2011 click here

"Huntington's diseae Walk  to Raise Awareness," Zanesville Times Recorder, May 18, 2011 click here

"Mother, Son Face Future with Huntington's disease " Crystal lake Patch, May 17, 2011 click here 

"Walk to find cure for Huntington's disease in Naperville area ", The Sun,  May 17, 2011 click here

"Morgan Resolution makes May HD Awareness Month in Rhode Island, The State Column, May 16, 2011  click here

"Hunting for a Cure" News22 Holyoke MA, May 11, 2011

Jennifer Gilburg and Virginia Goolkasian  click here

"HSC like my Child." The Record, Ontario, Canada, May 4, 2011

Ariel Walker on founding Huntington Society of Canada click here

"The Perilous Fate of Jake Dowell", The Hockey News, May 2, 2011

Jake Dowell of the NHL Chicago Blackhawks talks about HD in his family

click here

"Gearing Up To Fight HD", Chronicle & Democrat, Rochester, NY, May 1, 2011 Bill Lawler 5K Walk/Run  click here

"THAW Fashion Show Heats Up Runway", NW Source, Seattle, Washington, May 1, 2011, HDSA NW Chapter Event click here

"Walk to Raise Awareness of HD", Reporter-Herald, Loveland, CO, Apr 30, 2011, Jennifer Schaefer & Desiree Luca chair Walk in the Park, click here

"Callison: Declaring War on Huntington's Disease", Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, SD, April 21, 2011, Elementary School Students Raise Funds in support of Classmates' father  click here

"Genetic Testing: One Family Faces Down HD", Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2011, A Family Member gets tested at HDSA COE at UCLA  click here