ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz signed a $25 million bill to fund research into ALS that was authored by a veteran state senator from the Iron Range who has the neurological disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators issued a negative review Monday of a closely watched experimental drug for the debilitating illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease, after months of lobbying by patient advocates urging approval.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed a bill into law Thursday to block imports from China's Xinjiang region unless businesses can prove the items were made without forced labor, the latest in a series of intensifying U.S.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Former Raiders fullback Steve Smith has died after a long battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was 57.
The Raiders announced Smith's death Saturday, calling him an inspiration for “smiling every day while always working for a cure for” amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — More than 160 people were expected to participate in a charity walk to raise money for the fight against ALS in Worcester.
The goal of the Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday is to raise $100,000 to bolster no-cost services like support groups, home visits, insurance counseling, referrals to community resources, durable medical equipment loans, the Care Connection program, education and more.
CHICAGO (AP) — Steve McMichael, a beloved member of the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears, received the first ALS Courage Award.
McMichael, who has Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was honored Saturday during the 20th anniversary of the Les Turner ALS Foundation's Walk for Life, a fundraising event.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Longtime state Sen. David Tomassoni has informed his constituents that he has Lou Gehring's disease, also known as ALS.
The motor neuron disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that destroys the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movement.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mari Winsor, a celebrity trainer for Hollywood’s elite who became known as a Pilates guru, has died...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Thirty-four people took advantage of Vermont's aid-in-dying law in the most recent two-year period studied by the state, according to a report released by the Vermont Department of Health .
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Former Kankakee firefighter Derek Hogg, who served on the city force from mid-2008 through spring 2014, before the effects of ALS forced his retirement, died at about 8 a.m. Friday, two individuals close to Hogg reported.
MANTENO — On Saturday, November 18, a fundraiser will be held at the Manteno Sportsmen's Club for 52-year-old Chris Bechard, who has been diagnosed with ALS.
For family and friends, it's been an emotional roller coaster to watch Chris deteriorate.
DEATSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Raymond Turner sometimes finds his wife Myra watching old video of their son playing football, the sport that ultimately led to his death, and often going through the video two or three times...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The trial lawyer who led the effort to allow marijuana for medical uses in Florida filed a lawsuit Thursday against the state's decision to ban smokable forms of the plant...