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ALS

Study: Truckers at greater risk of ALS

Exposure to diesel fumes may increase a worker's odds of developing the neurodegenerative condition.

‘God allowed me to have this disease’

For only the second time ever, the FDA has approved a new drug for ALS treatment—and a Michigan man will be among the first to try it.

Patient Story

A ‘journey to heaven’

Todd Alward, diagnosed with ALS four years ago, is preparing to die.

Patient Story

‘I’m looking toward that better eternal life’

As Todd Alward slowly loses his strength to ALS, he shares his views on remaining positive and keeping faith.

Lou Gehrig’s disease: Fact vs. fiction

A neurologist helps debunk some of the common misconceptions about this deadly disease.

Patient Story

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From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

Patient Story

‘Appreciate the life you had, the life you have’

Todd Alward keeps on smiling, using humor and faith to carry him as ALS weakens his body.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to keep enjoying life as long as I can’

Todd Alward shares his ALS journey and inspiring outlook on life and the afterlife.

For safety’s sake: A star player quits pro football

Health risks posed by America's favorite sport are thrown back into the spotlight.

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