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'Ice Bucket Challenge' Gives Major Boost To ALS Donations

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August 12, 2014
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Before you roll your eyes, those videos of people dumping ice water over their heads are driving a lot of money to ALS research. Video provided by Newsy


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Stem Cell Trial Seeks Longer Lives for Victims of Deadly ALS

Stem Cell Trial Seeks Longer Lives for Victims of Deadly ALS

Reuters (Jan. 8, 2014) — Researchers at Emory University in the United States are hoping to extend the lives of patients diagnosed with the deadly neuro-degenerative disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS kills by destroying a patient's nervous system but in clinical trials, the scientists say injections of neural stem cells show promise in slowing the disease's progress. Ben Gruber reports.
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E. Coli Detected in Portland, Ore. Water Supply

E. Coli Detected in Portland, Ore. Water Supply

AP (May 23, 2014) — The Portland Water Bureau says residents should boil all tap water used for drinking, food preparation, tooth brushing and ice for at least a minute. Ice or any beverages prepared with un-boiled tap water on or after Tuesday should be dumped. (May 23) Video provided by AP
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Deepak Chopra on Living a Healthy and Fulfilling Life

Deepak Chopra on Living a Healthy and Fulfilling Life

Hollyscoop (Dec. 17, 2013) — Innovative thinker Deepak Chopra gives Diana Madison the Lowdown on his latest book "What Are You Hungry For?" Deepak dives into his thinking on the way that society eats and how America can put an end to obesity and diabetes. The author also gives a deeper insight as to why people eat and how his exercises can help prevent America from overeating.
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ALS: Take a Deep Breath

ALS: Take a Deep Breath

Ivanhoe (Dec. 18, 2013) — It’s known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It causes your muscles to stop working and even makes it difficult to breathe. Now, a new machine is helping to keep those suffering from ALS breathe easier.
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