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By Bill Jean Louis
The Baxter Bulletin 

Arkansas man boxes to fight Parkinson's disease

 


MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — At one point, Bud Hough and his brother used to box for fun. The 78-year-old never thought he'd be doing it again. This time, he throws a "perfect" punch to fight Parkinson's disease.

One afternoon, Bud was watching a segment of "60 Minutes" on CBS and was given information on Rock Steady Boxing. He brought the idea to Baxter Regional Medical Center's Mruk Family Education Center on Aging coordinator Diahanne VanGulick's attention.

The class is being offered in Mountain Home now.

The Baxter Bulletin (http://bit.ly/2srjIdC ) reports that Rock Steady Boxing was fo...



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