Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Countless people dumped ice water over their heads last summer, as part of the ALS The Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral effort to promote awareness of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The images fill Facebook and Twitter feeds everywhere.
Daley Plaza echoed with the sound of church bells and baseball bats pounding dents on an old car, all for a good cause Wednesday afternoon.
Tim Cacioppo is a 44-year-old father of four kids, aged 6 to 12. He has a doting wife and a dreadful diagnosis: ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
On Wednesday, a Bourbonnais woman will got the chance of a lifetime.
Former Illinois Comptroller Dawn Clark Netsch, who was the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor, has lost her battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. She was 86.
BARRINGTON, Ill. (WBBM) — A 53-year-old investment banker has been packing in the ice cream to keep up his weight for an English Channel swim later this month in honor of his late father. Doug […]
NEW YORK — 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.