North Suburban Man Fights To Secure Potentially Life-Extending Treatments For ALS Patients; Rep. Mike Quigley Joins CauseBrian Wallach has a wife and kids at home – and he is fighting desperately to get potentially life-extending treatments to ALS patients like himself.
Who Is Steve 'Mongo' McMichael?Chicago Bears legend Steve McMichael revealed this week that he has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Here are some important facts about McMichael, his career and his current physical condition.
3 Patients, All Fighting To Stay Alive, Have Also Fought To Keep Intensive Nursing Care After Insurance Companies Took It AwayJeff Lane been fighting to stay alive for nearly two decades – but after years of intensive nursing care, his insurance company was taking it all away.
Kilts For A Cure To Take To Michigan AvenueBagpipers and people donning kilts will take over part of Michigan Avenue Wednesday as they walk for a cure for ALS.
Baffoe: Even In Its Ugliness, Football Finds A Way To Be DiscussedGale Sayers, Lance Briggs and Dwight Clark are among the recent revelations of those suffering in their post-playing life.
Two Friends Fulfilling Dream To Collect Wheelchairs, Scooters To Be ReusedCBS 2's Brad Edwards first told us about them in an Original Report and now he has an update on the two and their mission.
ALS Patient's Dream: Pass On Medical Equipment To Those In NeedThe story started simple enough, with Bob Shea and Ed Kane as neighbors. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Terminal Patient Backs 'Right To Try' Law For IllinoisWhat does ALS patient Derek Hogg have to lose? Nothing, he tells CBS 2's Derrick Blakley.
Matt Damon Pours Toilet Water on Himself for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Is The Ice Bucket Challenge More About Vanity Than Charity?The images fill Facebook and Twitter feeds everywhere.
Volunteers Take Swings At ALS At Daley Plaza FundraiserDaley Plaza echoed with the sound of church bells and baseball bats pounding dents on an old car, all for a good cause Wednesday afternoon.
Suburban Woman With ALS To Celebrate Birthday By Going SkydivingOn Wednesday, a Bourbonnais woman will got the chance of a lifetime.
Baffoe: Your Rape Joke Isn't FunnyALS jokes. Victim blaming. Rape and sports comparisons. It’s been some week. And it’s only Hump Day.
Steve Gleason On Atlanta Radio Personalities' Apology: 'Received And Accepted'Following a poor-taste radio segment that poked fun at former Saints defender Steve Gleason's battle with ALS, three Atlanta sports radio personalities have been fired.
3 Fired After ATL Radio Show Makes Fun Of Steve Gleason's Battle With ALS An Atlanta sports radio personality and two others were fired after an attempt at humor backfired and went viral.