Texas Families Urge Lawmakers To Move Faster To Screen Newborns For Deadly Genetic DiseaseWith a newly FDA-approved treatment, doctors says the lives of nearly one hundred Texas babies can be saved every year by screening newborns for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Medical Director With Muscular Dystrophy Participates In MD Fundraising WalkMethodist Mansfield Medical Center Director Dr. Robert McMichael lives with limb girdle muscular dystrophy.
MDA Telethon Is EndingMDA says "the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving" make it the right time to end the annual event.
Dallas Firefighters Want You To 'Fill the Boot' For MDAStarting today expect to see members of Dallas Fire Rescue, standing at busy street corners, collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy. The annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign is underway and for the next three days firefighters will be fanned out across the city to accept donations.
Visiting MDA Summer Camp Before The Annual TelethonCBS 11 and TXA 21 are proud new sponsors of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Labor Day Telethon. On June 23, Larry Mowry and Karen Borta both visited the MDA Summer Camp.