Former 49ers Wide Receiver Dwight Clark Passes Away At 61Dwight Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as "The Catch" sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61.
Stephen Hawking's Ashes To Be Buried Near Isaac Newton, Charles DarwinProf. Hawking gained worldwide recognition through his papers and books on the mysteries of space, time, and black holes.
'So Far So Good': First U.S. Patient To Get New ALS Drug Doing Well Six Months LaterA Pittsburgh-area man made national headlines last summer when he became the first person to get a breakthrough new treatment for ALS. Nearly six months later, how's he doing now?
Pittsburgh Man Is First U.S. Patient To Receive New ALS DrugThe FDA just approved a new drug for ALS, and the first person in the United States to get it was right here in Pittsburgh.
Ellwood City Fire Dept. Raising Money For First Responder With ALSMore than two years after Ellwood City fireman Dick Streckeisen participated in the department's ALS ice bucket challenge, he never expected he'd be battling the disease today.
Thousands Participate In 24th Annual Walk To Defeat ALSALS is a devastating and debilitating disease, but people in Pittsburgh are on a mission to change that staggering statistic.
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.”
Priest Who Took Ice Bucket Challenge With Bishop Zubik Dies Of ALSA Catholic priest who took the ice bucket challenge with Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik last year has died of the disease they were raising money to cure: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Dunlap: Neil Alexander Inspired In Life and DeathWhat do you say? What can you say?
Pitt To Create Center To Study Cures For Lou Gehrig's DiseaseThe University of Pittsburgh is creating the Live Like Lou Center for ALS Research to study a cure for the degenerative nerve disease named for baseball player Lou Gehrig.
CMU Grad Students Create New Technology To Help Those With ALSThe ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" raised more than $115 million this year. It also made people more aware of the debilitating illness.
2014 Donut Dash Raises Money For Live Like Lou FoundationIn a special kind of event in Pittsburgh this weekend, runners were encouraged to down carbs while running. It was a sweet way to raise money for a good cause.