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Huntington's disease convention held in San Diego

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Families facing the challenge of Huntington's disease exchanged ideas and encouragement on Saturday at a special San Diego convention.

Huntington's disease is a fatal genetic brain disorder that causes the deterioration of mental and physical capabilities.

Organizers say the event was an opportunity to hear about the latest research and treatments.

Saturday's event was made possible by a foundation grant from former Charger Rolf Benirschke.

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