U.S. health officials have approved a much-debated drug to treat the deadly illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
White House deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino posted a fake video appearing to show Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden falling asleep in an interview. The original footage comes from an interview with singer Harry Belafonte.
"We fight and go forward," the 58-year-old "Mary Poppins" Broadway star said of her Lou Gehrig's disease diagnosis.
Ady Barkan, a health care activist dying of ALS, testified before the House Rules Committee in support of "Medicare for All."
In just 16 months, I lost my mom to an unspeakably savage disease with no cure.
Actress Gal Gadot is being criticized as ableist by people with disabilities and their advocates for her comments suggesting Stephen Hawking was limited by his wheelchair and motor neurone disease.
The way our media portrays disability is fraught with ableism, if disability is depicted at all.
Whether he’s protesting bad legislation or the Fed’s monetary policy, Ady Barkan boils the issue down to its moral essentials.