Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is hit by Dan Skuta #51 of the San Francisco 49ers and Ahmad Brooks #55 of the San Francisco 49ers in the second half at AT&T Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and twice as often as the general population.

09/12/2014

Members of the USA men's basketball team participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Catholic Leaders Put A Chill On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Catholic leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses.

08/21/2014

Nets big man Mason Plumlee takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (credit: Instagram/masonplumlee)

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps Internet, But Where Did It Originate?

The challenge got its start among golfers as a way to support pet charities.

08/21/2014

Members of the USA men's basketball team participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Yonkers Native Spurs Ice Bucket Challenge Phenomenon

The social media phenomenon began with Yonkers native Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, last year.

08/18/2014

Lou Young: Ice Bucket Challenge

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Emerges As Powerful Online Fundraising Tool

It’s a way to cool off and raise money. The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause.

07/23/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NFL, Former Players Reach ‘Extraordinary Settlement’ On Concussion-Related Claims

A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

07/07/2014

The plaque of Lou Gehrig is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium prior to game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox on May 2, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the White Sox 12-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gehrig Letter Expressing Optimism He’d Beat ALS Goes On Auction Block

There was a time when Lou Gehrig was feeling fairly good about his chances against the disease that ultimately took his life at the age of 37.

05/01/2014

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Did Lou Gehrig Really Die Of Lou Gehrig’s Disease? Some Lawmakers Aren’t So Sure

Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.

10/05/2012

"Bonded At The Seams" Cover

Stories From Main Street: Ramsey Teenager Is Already Published Author

This is a story about following your dreams and doing what you love.

08/06/2012

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Report: Scientists Link ALS, Athlete Head Injuries

Scientists have found evidence connecting head injuries in athletes to Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to a report to air on HBO’s “Real Sports” on Tuesday night.

WFAN–08/17/2010