from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- abbr. autograph letters, signed
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- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
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ALS is a devastating disease that offers little or no hope and kills those afflicted within a relatively short period of time.
Although ALS is generally described as a fatal disease, this is not quite true.
ALS is a fatal neurological disease, affecting about 30,000 Americans, fewer than 10 percent of whom served in the military.
Also, ALS is intrinsically fascinating, and terrible, and real; friends of ours lost a daughter to it a few months after Souvenir sold.
A perk of ALS is to not sweat the small stuff or you become a demanding pain.
ALS is a progressive disease that destroys neurons affecting movement.
While we are all going to die at some point even if we don't know when or how, Dudley knows he is dying because he has ALS aka Lou Gehrig's Disease, which is a fatal disease.
Prize4Life is holding its Art, Life, Spring, Art Auction, from May 3 to June 3, 2010, with all proceeds going directly to support Prize4Life's mission of treating and curing Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease).
There have been 14 or 15 retired NFL players diagnosed with ALS, which is roughly eight times what would be expected in that population of that age group.
However, a growing body of evidence suggests that repetitive head trauma may increase the risk of a variety of progressive brain disorders, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and the muscle-wasting condition amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.
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