Parenting

Muscular Dystrophy Patient and Family Find Hope with 'Right to Try Act'

Muscular Dystrophy Patient and Family Find Hope with 'Right to Try Act'

Laura McLinn and son, Jordan, at committee hearing. Photo Credit: Brandon Smith/Indiana Public Broadcasting. http://indianapublicmedia.org/news/please-yes-advocates-committee-78956/

Sometimes a parent might try all the options available to help a son or daughter with incurable disease and hope might be seen when researchers come up with an experimental drug to help. Sometimes this hope can be taken away when the drug isn’t approved. Drugs that have not been approved cannot be made available for such a child.