Rare genetic disease is mysterious killer

Cure remains elusive for Huntington’s

Posted: June 25, 2012 at 3:54 a.m.

Donna Meigs, who was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease last year, relaxes Wednesday in her Fayetteville home with her dachshunds, Alley (left) and Lydia. Meigs is among those promoting a new Huntington’s support group in Fayetteville.

Sometimes it’s easier for retiree Donna Meigs to explain the physical symptoms of her Huntington’s disease to people by dodging the issue.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 06/25/2012