James Earl Jones Hosts a New "Front Page" Piece on Muscular Dystrophy for Public Television

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James Earl Jones hosts a new and exclusive ”Front Page” segment on muscular dystrophy.

World-renowned actor, James Earl Jones lends his intellect, insight and extraordinarily rich tenor to the topic of muscular dystrophy in the latest “Front Page” episode. “Front Page” is a program that prides itself on bringing new information to its viewership on anything that touches people and society today. This show takes a soup to nuts approach in what’s currently happening around the world on topics as varied as insurance to hearing aids. Things change rapidly in the world today. Even with information just a click away, it is utterly impossible to keep abreast of everything that is happening on the globe.

The medical community was first introduced to MD in the 1830’s and since that time, the world has learned that there are nine different types of this condition which is caused by a genetic mutation (typically inherited). The most common form of this degenerative disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, affects about 1 in 5,000 males born today.

The program going behind the scenes to uncover some of the latest innovations in treatment. The stellar production team has left no stone unturned in its discussion of this most critical topic. The latest installment of this ground breaking series will prove to be as eye-opening and informative as the ones prior. The program is developed for and distributed to PBS Public Television Member Stations.

(Source : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3625012/ )

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