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Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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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

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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