For me, the Ice Bucket Challenge is not just a way to raise money for ALS research. It’s not just about hope. The effect
Pete Frates, 32, just shared a video of himself listening to Pearl Jam.
I read the news in perfect silence, my heart winding down in my chest as though practicing for the death that would come
That’s what dying people are supposed to do, right? It’s our bittersweet version of happily ever after. For me, though, there
"My family and I are grateful for the outpouring of love and support."
The discovery could help scientists develop new therapies.
In 2014, 36 year-old Austin, Texas man was given less than two years to live. He was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Now confined to a wheelchair, unable to walk, eat, use his arms, or speak, he is making a public plea to be turned into a robot.
Erik Pelton, a trademark attorney, wrote on his company's blog last Wednesday that the association faced an uphill battle
An ice bucket challenge in which doggie treats come out of the bucket? No wonder these pooches were completely thrilled to
Of course, celebrities haven't been the only ones participating in the viral challenge. Due to its widespread success, the
My dad who died of ALS would be frustrated, as I am, that the Ice Bucket Challenge gives the political adversaries of scientific research a pretext to disguise their views and pretend they haven't made it harder to find a cure, for any disease at all.
The organization currently has 34 clinics that provide multidisciplinary therapies to ALS patients and had pledged to open
Matt Damon was conflicted when friends Jimmy Kimmel and Ben Affleck called on him to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge
Photographer Anthony Carbajal, 26, who was diagnosed with the disease five months ago, shared this sentiment in his moving
Vine user Chris Melberger uploaded a post of himself enthusiastically getting ready for the Ice Bucket Challenge. He gets
Social media posts of friends and celebrities taking the ice bucket challenge have been virtually inescapable in the past 2.5 weeks. However, also difficult to escape has been criticism for the challenge, its flaws, and doubts about its effectiveness. Even as the evidence that it was clearly working has piled up.
Man Dies In Tragic Accident After Raising $100,000 For Friend Who Started ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge'
BOSTON (AP) — A 27-year-old man died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease