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1. Honoring Veterans with ALS

(Web Page; Fri Oct 26 12:45:00 CDT 2012)

For unknown reasons, people who have served in the military are twice as likely to die from Lou Gehrig’s Disease as those in the general population. This Veterans Day, November 11, The ALS Association is honoring veterans with amyo...

Description: This Veterans Day, The ALS Association is honoring veterans with ALS on its Wall of Honor.

2. Providing Veterans with ALS the Care They Deserve

(Web Page; Tue Nov 10 12:52:00 CST 2015)

Bill Holmes has dedicated nearly every day of his adult life to public service. He proudly enlisted in the Army immediately after high school serving three years before returning home to spend the next 33 years protecting the people of T...

3. In Honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11, The ALS Association Recognizes Veterans with ALS

(Web Page; Fri Oct 31 09:29:00 CDT 2014)

Nation’s Vets Diagnosed with ALS at Approximately Twice the Rate of General Public Washington, D.C., (November 1, 2014) – ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, gained nationwide attention this summer after the we...

4. Veterans, Service Members with ALS Eligible for Adaptive-Housing Grants

(Web Page; Mon Mar 24 09:28:00 CDT 2014)

5. Veterans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with ALS

(Web Page; Tue Nov 10 12:47:00 CST 2015)

Studies funded by the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that veterans of the 1991 Gulf War are twice as likely to develop ALS as those not deployed to t...

6. Veterans ALS Registry Collecting Data, Provides for Clinical Trials

(Web Page; Tue Mar 15 14:07:00 CDT 2011)

[QUICK SUMMARY: A registry of veterans diagnosed with ALS is in place and collecting data on a projected 1840 patients.] The September issue of the journal, ALS and Other Motor Neuron Disorders, details information about a National Reg...

7. Military Veterans at Greater Risk of ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease New ALS Association Report Shows

(Web Page; Mon May 13 08:18:00 CDT 2013)

Washington, DC – Military veterans are more likely to contract ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (aka “Lou Gehrig’s disease”) than the rest of the population, regardless of when they served in uniform, according...

8. Veterans at high risk

(Web Page; Wed Nov 28 07:57:00 CST 2012)

9. Veteran Story Hovland

(Web Page; Fri Apr 01 09:16:00 CDT 2016)

10. FAQ’s: New Veterans Administration Policy for ALS

(Web Page; Tue Apr 15 16:48:00 CDT 2014)

On September 23, 2008, the Department of Veterans Affairs published regulations establishing ALS as a service connected disease. In recognition that people have many questions about what this policy does and does not cover...

Description: The Department of Veterans Affairs published new regulations – effective immediately - establishing ALS as a service connected disease.

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