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Jerry Lewis: A Humanitarian Hero and A Comedy Icon

Jerry Lewis: A Humanitarian Hero and A Comedy Icon

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Muscular dystrophy is a disease that causes progressive weakness and muscle mass loss in your body. Abnormal gene mutations are the leading cause for the abnormal production of proteins needed in your body to form healthy muscles. Currently, the disease has no cure, but with proper medication and therapy, the progression of the disease can be slowed down and the symptoms can be prevented.