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Lou Gehrig's disease / Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis    ALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lou Gehrig's disease / Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis    ALS        UK / USA

 

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,

or ALS,

is a disease of the nerve cells

in the brain and spinal cord

that control

voluntary muscle movement.

 

ALS is also known

as Lou Gehrig''s disease.

http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/overview.html

 

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2019/05/07/
720988651/tiny-desk-contest-contestant-bernie-dalton-dies-after-battling-als

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/12/
675696565/former-nfl-player-tim-green-has-a-new-opponent-als

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/05/06/
476872164/nearing-lifes-end-a-mother-reflects-on-the-most-important-thing-i-did

 

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/13/
the-ethics-for-doctors-in-helping-a-patient-die/

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/31/
business/hal-finney-cryptographer-and-bitcoin-pioneer-dies-at-58.html

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/video/2013/jul/01/
stephen-hawking-watch-the-trailer

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/12/
health/policy/in-ill-doctor-a-surprise-reflection-of-who-picks-assisted-suicide.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/03/us/
dr-richard-k-olney-als-researcher-dies-at-64.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/15/
technology/15speech.html

 

 

 

 

ALS > speech-impaired        USA

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/15/
technology/15speech.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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