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My Wife Is Taking the Right Steps to Manage Her ADHD

Recently, my wife, Jill, underwent testing for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and discovered that she has it. This was not shocking news, as readers of this column know. One of the questions her nurse practitioner asked was, “How did you live for 44 years without being diagnosed with…

Words of Encouragement Bond Us to Other HD Families

In a recent column, I wrote about the high emotional cost my wife, Jill, and I face by writing a weekly column about her journey being gene-positive for Huntington’s disease (HD). It doesn’t help that our daughter is also gene-positive. Jill wondered if our weekly column was…

‘Congress, Hear Our Plea! Pass the HD Parity!’

Shouting is a fantastic way to get someone’s attention. That’s why I propose we shout to get the attention of the U.S. Congress. Because May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month, my wife, Jill, who is gene-positive for Huntington’s disease (HD), came up with a video challenge to raise awareness…