Muscular Dystrophy News
Charlie Gard's family ends legal fight: 'We will miss him terribly'
The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against pursuing their controversial efforts to take him to the United States for treatment after an assessment from a U.S. doctor. This choice will
'10% Happier': Tom Bergeron, Host of 'Dancing with the Stars'
ABC's Dan Harris talks with Bergeron about how he got his start in the television business and his meditation practice
The father of Gypsy Blanchard speaks out about 'Mommy Dead and Dearest'
ABC News' Amy Robach sat down with the father of Gypsy Blanchard, the woman who pleaded guilty to murdering her mother and is the center of a new HBO crime documentary.
Rep. Tom MacArthur defends health care vote at rancorous town hall
For nearly five hours Wednesday night, Republican congressman Tom MacArthur took questions during a marathon constituent town hall meeting in a heavily Democratic area in his district. “I want thank you for showing up and at least giving us the chance to express our concerns directly,” said Joseph
Jacob Jarvis, teen with muscular dystrophy , scores in Ohio St. spring game
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The final play of the scrimmage wasn't put on the script until the day before the spring game. The featured rusher didn't know about it until a couple hours before kickoff. And all Jacob Jarvis wanted to do was get in at least one practice rep before taking the field for his debut
Field of Dreams for 10-Year-Old Whose Backyard Is Transformed Into Fenway Park Replica
Thomas Hastings, who has muscular dystrophy, was over the moon when Make-a-Wish helped build the fantasy baseball field.
10-Year-Old With Muscular Dystrophy Gets 'Fantasy Fenway Park' in His Backyard
Thomas Hastings, who has Duchenne Muscular dystrophy and congenital scoliosis , knew exactly what he wanted when the wish granters from Make-A-Wish said he could have his biggest dream granted. Thomas, 10, of Windsor, Conn., wanted a baseball field built in his backyard so he could play ball with
Make-A-Wish Builds 'Fantasy Fenway' in Boy's Backyard
Thomas Hastings, 10, a diehard Red Sox fan, has muscular dystrophy and wanted a place to play baseball.
Disability Rights Activist Darius Weems Loses Battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Darius Weems, the inspiring rapper and dynamic disability rights advocate who suffered from Duchene muscular dystrophy , died Sunday afternoon of DMD-related complications, according to a statement put out by his organization. He was 27. Weems is credited with raising awareness of DMD, a rare
Teen With Muscular Dystrophy Walks to Receive High School Diploma
A 19-year-old from Arkansas who has been in a wheelchair since last year stood up and walked at his high school graduation as his classmates, friends and family gave him a standing ovation. Doug Haynes, of Bearden, Arkansas, set walking at his school’s May 20 graduation ceremony as his top goal