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October 2015

ALS – Beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is very rare, affecting approximately 20,000 Americans. In 1939, ALS became commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease after the famous baseball player brought the disease into the national spotlight. The disease causes patients to gradually and progressively lose control…

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