Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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.
Catholic Leaders Put A Chill On ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeCatholic leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses.
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.
Yonkers Native Spurs Ice Bucket Challenge PhenomenonThe social media phenomenon began with Yonkers native Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, last year.
'Ice Bucket Challenge' Emerges As Powerful Online Fundraising ToolIt's a way to cool off and raise money. The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause.
NFL, Former Players Reach 'Extraordinary Settlement' On Concussion-Related ClaimsA federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Gehrig Letter Expressing Optimism He'd Beat ALS Goes On Auction BlockThere 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.
Did Lou Gehrig Really Die Of Lou Gehrig's Disease? Some Lawmakers Aren't So SureSome 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.
Stories From Main Street: Ramsey Teenager Is Already Published AuthorThis is a story about following your dreams and doing what you love.
Report: Scientists Link ALS, Athlete Head InjuriesScientists 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.