Archive Monthly Archives: February 2018

Why is ALS called Lou Gehrig’s disease?

ALS is a disease that often does not receive the level of awareness that it should. Also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, this fatal condition often leads to death just a few years after patients

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ALS Progression Timeline

ALS, also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive condition with no cure. On average, those diagnosed with ALS do not survive more than a few years. However,

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ALS and the Military: What is the Connection?

There seems to be a connection between the highly fatal degenerative disease, ALS, and veterans of the military. Here, we will attempt to uncover that connection.  What Is ALS? ALS is a term short for

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10 Interesting Facts about ALS

ALS, short for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is a condition that attacks a person’s motor neurons, or nerves, which control all the muscle movements in the body. This involves everything from the kicking

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