Former 49ers Wide Receiver Dwight Clark Dead At 61Clark said in March 2017 that he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease), which attacks cells that control muscles.
Groundbreaking Research In North Texas Seeks Cure For ALSALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is one of the most debilitating and deadliest neurological diseases out there.
Stephen Hawking's Ashes To Be Buried Near Isaac Newton, Charles DarwinProf. Hawking gained worldwide recognition through his papers and books on the mysteries of space, time, and black holes.
Father Who Saw Daughter Graduate From His Hospital Room Passes AwayA father who was able to see his daughter graduate from college from his hospital bed has died, according to his daughter.
Father Of University Of Texas Stabbing Victim DiesThe family of University of Texas stabbing victim Harrison Brown has suffered another loss.
Ailing Father Sees Daughter Graduate In HospitalA man suffering from ALS gets to see his daughter graduate from Oklahoma State in his hospital room in Dallas.
Mansfield High School Raising Money For ALS PatientTonight, you can help a North Texas school raise money for a special family. Mansfield High School has been raising money all week for ALS sufferer Michael Romero -- the father of one of the students.
NCAA Honoring Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThe NCAA is honoring the former Boston College baseball captain who inspired the ice bucket challenge that raised millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's disease research.
Ice Bucket That Sparked Charity Blitz Comes To SmithsonianThe bucket of ice that sparked a viral social-media campaign has a new home at the Smithsonian.
Kevin Turner, Lead NFL Concussion Suit Plaintiff, Had CTE Before DeathResearchers say they have found a traumatic brain disease in former Eagles and Patriots fullback Kevin Turner, who was the lead plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL.
Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to ALS Research Breakthrough We all remember the ice bucket challenge from 2014. Videos were posted to every social media site as people drenched themselves in ice water to raise awareness about ALS. Even celebrities got in on it. Turns out, those videos actually worked!
"Still Alice" Director Richard Glatzer Dies At 63Richard Glatzer, who co-wrote and directed the Alzheimer's drama "Still Alice" alongside his husband, Wash Westmoreland, while battling ALS, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 63.