ALS ice bucket funds stay in Augusta

...moments after she and seven others in the ALS Clinic had a bucket of ice water dumped over their heads.The latest iteration of the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge," where people are...within 24 hours or make a donation to fight ALS, has a twist: donations can be made to...

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz doused for ALS, issues own challenge

...Azziz got cooled off fast.He took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of several...doused within 24 hours or donate to the ALS clinic at Georgia Regents Medical Center...challenge of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, a progressive neuromuscular degenerative...

Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...year's Ice Bucket Challenge, in which people around the world doused themselves with ice water, raising $115 million for the ALS Association.Glenn and Cara O'Neill started the Cure Sanfilippo Foundation to save daughter Eliza, now 5. The disease kills...

Augusta Walk to Defeat ALS planned for March 24

...walk.On March 24, the Georgia chapter of the ALS Assoc ia tion will hold the Augusta Walk to Defeat ALS at River walk Augusta.The walk will begin...an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m..The ALS Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated...

Ex-PGA Tour player loses battle with ALS

...nearly three years after being diagnosed with ALS. He was 42. Julian died of complications...Buick Classic. Julian was diagnosed with ALS in October 2001. He played seven events...formed Driving4Life to raise funds for the ALS Therapy Development Foundation. Edwards...

Fifth annual event to benefit ALS sufferer

...after Keri Sheffield was diagnosed with ALS, the degenerative neurological condition...Patsy Sheffield said. "He says it's ALS and Keri says, 'What's that?' I knew...She stopped shooting pool and going out.ALS is considered a fatal disease, with many...

My Thoughts on the ALS Project

...can't talk, he can't talk, Bob has ALS." I wasn't searching for this story...commonly called Lou Gehrig's Disease or ALS. It's a neurodegenerative disorder that...Perrine http://chronicle.augusta.com/als --------------I'd just like...

Julian Battle

...81, of St. Charles Street, Wadley, GA, died at his residence on Monday, March 16, following a courageous battle with ALS. A native and life-long resident of Wadley, Mr. Battle was born on February 1, 1934, the son of the late Julian H. Battle...

ALS clinic offers care, support

...He has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease because...life, said Mr. Dupuis' wife, Natalie. ALS is a nerve-wasting disease that eventually...Sclerosis Program, in conjunction with the ALS Association of Georgia. The association...

Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...General Assembly last year. In its current form, the bill would allow cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Mitochondrial disease, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell disease...