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In recent months, I came to realize that many of us in the
community did not know they could donate directly to the
researcher, foundation or clinic of their choice. Through
Help 4 HD Radio I have conducted interviews with many
of the nations’ top HD/JHD professionals who are
working day and night to find viable treatments or the
cure. is designed to satisfy
donors, philanthropists and people like you and me with
a place to cut out the pork and make direct donations.
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When most people think about the war on drugs they
think about empty smuggling boats on the beach and
massive pot fields tucked away our back country. But
NewsChannel 3 discovered there's another battling
being waged right down the street at your neighborhood
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Huntington's disease?
TheHuntingtonsPost is excited to announce that UC
Davis will begin recruitment for PRE-CELL which is
stem cell trial for Huntington's disease.
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Huntington's disease community?

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By Polly Garrett -
November 26, 2013
March 9, 2012 is the day that changed my life! My name
is Polly, I am 21 years old and this is my story of how I
came to know Huntington’s disease. My Dad is adopted
and was never interested in finding his birth mother nor
would he even talk about it. In May 2011 curiosity got the
better of me and I decided that I would begin the search
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By Melissa Biliardi -
November 27, 2013
I am so pleased to announce that has partnered with Dr.
Peg new component - "Help4JHD" to our website
and international mobile application.
 We are
pleased to be working with Dr. Nopoulos on the
Kids-HD and Kids-JHD programs.
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The first international newspaper for Huntington's disease!
By Melissa Biliardi -
December 15, 2013
to our friends, and to others without expecting much in
return. In the spirit of giving I wish to celebrate my new
friend, Elizabeth Valenzuela who puts this to practice
all year-round.
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By Polly Garrett -
Decebmer 13, 2013
Since learning of Huntington’s disease I have come
across many different opinions from those who have
never heard of HD, those who have been diagnosed
with HD and those who may have it. The time when I
contemplating getting tested. I knew from the very
beginning that I wanted to know. My own personal belief
is that in knowing you can come to acceptance and in
accepting you feel empowered to do something!
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By Melissa Biliardi -
February 16, 2014
Huntington's disease. Without participating in vital
trials and studies, our scientific community will not be
able to find the treatments or the cure!It is true that
there are other registries for our peers and loved ones
with Huntington's disease.  However, the purpose of
our registry is to provide a platform to instantly connect
our HD loved ones to research and science through
clinical trials and studies.  >  
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By Melissa Biliardi -
November 27, 2013
By Mona Gable - Special to The Bee
Published: Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 - 12:00 am
Last Modified: Sunday Aug. 3, 2014 - 12:26 am
On Christmas Eve of 2010, my brother Jim died of
Huntington’s disease. At the time, his diagnosis was
a secret. Most people believed he had succumbed to
advanced colon cancer, after suddenly being
admitted to the hospital that November and
undergoing emergency surgery. >
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By Sharon McClellan Thomason -
August 14, 2014
Bruises mark the sweet face, arms, and back of my son.
They're not the marks of boyish shenanigans, but the
marks of abuse by someone who's supposed to protect

The bruises make me weep inside, but on the outside, I
rage, determined to find justice and compassionate care
for my child.

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C.J Ward,
NewsChannel 3 Anchor
July 18, 2013
By Melissa Biliardi -
October 25, 2012
A message from the
The Huntington's Post is
honored to give our
community a place to write
about their experiences and
struggles with the
circumstances that we as
parents, caregivers and
family members are faced
with every day in caring for
our HD and JHD loved ones.
We believe that every HD
individual and family
member is entitled to
compassionate care, and
should be treated with
respect and dignity at all
times. We are ever mindful
that not all facilities and care
providers are educated
about how to best care for
our HD loved ones. Thus, we
must be resourceful and find
ways to educate, sometimes
forcefully, those whom we
have placed in charge.
We give thanks to Sharon
McClellan Thomason for her
bravery in writing this article
and sharing her experiences
with us so that we may all
take note and learn.

Melissa Biliardi
Editor In Chief
The Huntington's Post is made
possible thanks to a generous
educational grant from
Auspex Pharmaceuticals