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ALS ice bucket funds stay in Augusta

...last year) and brought in more than 450,000 new donors.Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, often called Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive disease in which motor neurons in the patient's body slowly die off.There is no known cure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/als-ice-bucket-funds-stay-au
Lou Gehrig's disease diagnosed in Hunter

...most days around his farm in Hertford, N.C. -- hunting with one of his sons. Days after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, the 52-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher was not about to allow the illness to interfere with his daily routine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/10/oth_244347.shtml
Other sports
Study: Military vets face elevated risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

...who served in the U.S. military during the last century appear to have an unusually high risk of dying from Lou Gehrig's disease, but experts are puzzled over why and are uncertain whether the apparent hazard is real. The surprising finding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/29/liv_413820.shtml
Life & style
New hope for sufferers

...chemical to delay the onset of Lou Gehrig's disease in mice and prolong their...promise not just for deadly Lou Gehrig's disease but for other degenerative...Some 30,000 Americans have Lou Gehrig's disease, formally known as amyotrophic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/14/tec_287352.shtml
XXX Technology
Company to stop giving experimental drug to Lou Gehrig's sufferers

...afford to provide sufferers of Lou Gehrig's disease with an experimental drug...time, by nodding his head. Lou Gehrig's disease has paralyzed much of Hahn's...cells from destruction by Lou Gehrig's disease, formally known as amyotrophic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/01/tec_276384.shtml
XXX Technology
Praises doctor's care and research

...was moved to tears. As Dr. Michael Rivner's Lou Gehrig's Disease Research Coordinator, I have been given the opportunity...advocacy for Scooter and many other patients battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Physicians from all over the Southeast send their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/09/edi_215734.shtml
Editorials
NFL removes $675 million cap on damages from concussions

...sooner than expected. The settlement is designed to last at least 65 years and cover retired players who develop Lou Gehrig's disease, dementia or other neurological problems believed to be caused by concussions suffered in their pro careers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-25/nfl-removes-675-million-cap-d
Lou Gehrig's glove to be auctioned

...his home as the hall of famer's health worsened because of the condition that would later be commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Gehrig was dying when Henderson visited him at his home in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, but was cautioned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/lou-gehrigs-glove-be-auctioned
Judge denies preliminary approval of NFL concussion settlement, fears $765M may not be enough

...at least 65 years.The awards would vary based on an ex-player's age and diagnosis. A younger retiree with Lou Gehrig's disease would get $5 million, those with serious dementia cases would get $3 million and an 80-year-old with early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-14/judge-denies-preliminary-appr
Panthers receiver Steve Smith expects to play against 49ers

...claims have detailed how the money would be distributed.The awards could reach $5 million for athletes with Lou Gehrig's disease, $4 million for suicides, and $3 million for dementia cases.Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-06/panthers-receiver-steve-smith