Lou Gehrig’s Disease
The Ice Bucket Challenge is still going strong. Round two is underway under the heading: “Every August Until a Cure.”
What do you say? What can you say?
The 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.
The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” raised more than $115 million this year. It also made people more aware of the debilitating illness.
The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.
The Committee of House Administration is dumping cold water on members of the House of Representatives, banning them from posting videos of themselves participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on official accounts.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reportedly raised millions of dollars in the past few weeks for research of Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Will Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz and Bill Guerin accept the challenge?
Soldiers face a lot of danger. One that many don’t expect is Lou Gehrig’s Disease — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS.
Pittsburgh Penguins fans know him for his play on the ice, but in September, Craig Adams and his wife, Anne, will co-chair the 2012 ALS Walk at the Pittsburgh Zoo.