Tags » Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Football, Concussions and Repetitive Head Trauma

By Dr. John L. Reizer

Editor at NoFakeNews.net

It’s  already September and in the United States that means it is football season again. I have to admit that I have been a big football fan for many years. 629 more words

Dementia Talk #3: Walks

Map of Charity Walks and Races 2015

Editor’s note: “As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good,” said poet Maya Angelou, an eloquent supporter of research to end Alzheimer’s and related dementias. 120 more words

Aging And Elders

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Deferral

On August 14, 2015, just two weeks ago, my father-in-law, Frank, passed away in Germany. He died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This blog post is his story, written to continue raising ALS awareness. 1,989 more words

Features

Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Scientists Reach Major Breakthrough For ALS

Last summer it was all about the Lou Gehrig’s Disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) ice bucket challenge. Everyone had fun watching so many celebrities do the ice bucket challenge, as well as challenging their friends and family to do the same.  304 more words

Health Conditions

On Losing a Friend

Several years ago, when we began attending our church, we quickly felt “at home” because there were quite a few familiar faces. People we had known at our former church had found their way here. 767 more words

ALS

Lisa Beth: The Face of ALS

The ALS Association just released the news that the Ice Bucket Challenge has led to significant breakthroughs in the research for the disease. I remember flinching as if I’d been physically punched when I’d hear someone say something derogatory about the Ice Bucket Challenge. 832 more words

Giving

Thousands Expected At This Weekend’s “Walk To Defeat ALS”

The Ice Bucket Challenge is still going strong. Round two is underway under the heading: “Every August Until a Cure.”

Efforts go beyond just those buckets of ice water though. 49 more words

Links & Numbers