via BlackDoctor: ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) is serious—research is key to understanding the disease, offering hope for future 
Editorial Note: The people in this blog are based upon the stories of real people who have ALS Angela’s shoelaces just wouldn’t tie right. Her husband Shawn had teased her that it must be stress. After all, Angela […]

via GetUpMornings: In 2014 the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went viral after Anthony Senerchia Jr. inspired it. Senerchia was diagnosed with ALS in 2003 and recently lost his battle with it after 14 years. According to The Source, he raised over $115 million dollars from the viral video. Senerchia’s wife said, “It’s a difficult disease and tough when you’re losing. […]

getty images: The Ice Bucket Challenge of two summers ago did more than deliver a chilly thrill to millions of people. The money it raised has led to an important breakthrough in ALS research. Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered a new gene that’s responsible for the disease. Genetic testing in over […]


After the success of the Ice Bucket Challenge, a swarm of new internet challenges emerged such as the #EBTongueTwister (raising awareness for the Sohana Research…

Roland Martin and this week’s “Wildin’ Out Wednesday” comedians panel joke about Gabrielle Union’s ALS ice bucket challenge video on “NewsOne Now.” The panel also…

  While millions have jumped on board in support of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, some complain that it is a waste of water and that “more important things” need our attention. But Grammy-nominated solo recording artist Erica Campbell, 42, recently accepted the icy dare and defended her choice to do so. “I wanted you […]

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the…

 These days, everybody seems to be dousing themselves with buckets of ice water to raise money for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But if you, like Grammy® winner Mandisa Hundley, are a bit too chicken to join in the icy fun and want to help (while staying warm and dry), […]

  The ice bucket stops with Obama. Instead of pouring cold water over his head, President Barack Obama has poured it on the idea of becoming the highest-profile participant of the ice bucket challenge, a dare sweeping the nation that has raised nearly $42 million to support research into Lou Gehrig’s disease. The disease, also […]

  Cedar Point employees accepted the #IceBucketChallenge Wednesday in true amusement park style. The park was challenged by their sister park in Cincinnati, Kings Island. Watch the video to see how they took the challenge to the next level and to find out who they challenged. source:

  The Ice Bucket Challenge, raising money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” has become a social media sensation. Donations to the ALS Association are literally pouring in and reached an all-time high of $13.3 million dollars as of Sunday, thanks in large part to celebrities like […]