Health/Nutrition 15 March '17
The creator of "SpongeBob SquarePants" announced he was diagnosed with ALS.
Autism 30 September '16
Texas lawmakers are being urged to expand the Compassionate Use Act for other medical conditions such as autism. Medical marijuana involves using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat or manage a disease and its symptoms.
Medicine 30 June '16
Injecting stem cells into an ALS patient's spinal cord can be painful and dangerous. Experts, however, are hoping to develop a more controlled version of the treatment.
Politics 8 June '16
Ohio's medical marijuana program will cover illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, ALS, cancer, Alzheimer's, epilepsy and Tourette's syndrome. The bill will take effect in three months.
Health/Nutrition 18 August '14
In terms of marketing ploys, none may be quite as viral in these past few summer months than the “Ice Bucket Challenge” which has swept through social media by storm. The concept, simple: to either donate funds to the ALS Association or douse yourself with a bucket of ice water. And like a chain mail or massive viral text, the challenge has been spread to the corners of the United States. Initiated by the ALS Association, a non-profit organization that supports awareness and research into Amyotropohic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the organization has picked up momentum and a bank full of funds from the freezing summertime challenge.