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als chapter also watches over caregivers
Read about ways to help caregivers in an article in the Daily Herald.
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine are seeking persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)for a Research Study on Quality of Life.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a study regarding PEG tube nutrition and respiratory function in ALS. For more information please contact Dr. Julie Rowin at 312-996-4780
text to defeat als program launches
The ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter is excited to announce the Text to Defeat ALS inspirational program with Noah benShea.
beyond sports audio podcast: with hannah stanley
On June 14th Hannah Stanley discusses the deadly disease ALS commonly known as Lou Gehrigs Disease, and the effect it has...
the als association's greater chicago chapter recognizes local musician and his wife for their efforts in battling lou gehrig's disease
Eddie Esparza, 50, has had ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) for more than three years. Commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS usually has a survival rate of two to five years from the time of diagnosis.