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April 29, 2014

Lou Gehrig’s disease and the state of ALS research

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  On July 4, 1939, baseball great Lou Gehrig said good-bye to the game and his fans after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a rare nervous system disease that would come to bear his name. While much is known about that particular day, less well known is what went into making the diagnosis — […]

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Tags: ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anthony Windebank, baseball, Charles William Mayo, Lou Gehrig, Nathan Staff

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