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Study: Genetics May Play Larger Role In Who Develops ALS

Genetics may play a larger role in causing ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, than previously believed, according to research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

12/05/2014

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Father Diagnosed With ALS Fulfills Dream Of Walking On Daughter’s Wedding Day

It’s a moment that every father looks forward to: walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

Barry Turner with his family. Turner died of ALS last month. (credit: the Turner Family)

Memorial Service Held For Beloved OC Teacher, Soccer Coach Who Died Of ALS

The service was held at Foothill High School’s soccer field renamed in the coach’s honor in 2012.

09/21/2014

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Top LA Baseball Notables To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We take a look at some LA baseball notables to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

08/20/2014

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Rock Opera Artist Alexander Kariotis To Perform ‘National Anthem’ At Dodgers Stadium

Rock Opera Artist Alexander Kariotis stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about the debut of his new CD and his performance at Dodgers Stadium.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2014

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Spectrum Club Plans Fundraiser For ALS Research

A local gym is honoring one of its own by sponsoring an ALS fundraiser to raise awareness. ALS also is known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease.”

07/10/2014

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OC High School Names Sports Complex After Coach Who Suffers From Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A Tustin high school named a brand new sports complex after a former award-winning soccer coach who suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2012

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