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2 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Help Reduce the Risk of Als

Neurologist Elizabeth Sullivan says that amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a motor neuron disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Neurology

10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Researchers ecstatic as ALS Ice Bucket Challenge tops $100 million

The money raised will be 'used to fund cutting-edge research' and to take care of patients, the ALS Association president said.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics

17 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Afghanistan's Ice Bucket Challengers Ask Presidential Rivals to 'Be Cool!'

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

4 ice bucket challenge alternatives

MANILA It's hard to escape it from your Facebook and Twitter feeds to newscasts and talk shows, people are seen doing the ice bucket challenge , which aims to raise funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

News Max

Only 27 Percent of ALS Ice Bucket Donations Used For Research

The "ice bucket challenge" to raise support for ALS research has gone viral in recent weeks, drawing celebrities, everyday people and even cartoon character Homer Simpson .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Billy Graham

MLive.com

Tom Rademacher: West Michigan man puts a face on the important ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I'm no stranger to cold water, so the act of performing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge didn't exactly send me into fits.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids

The Times-Picayune

Franco's staff and members take Ice Bucket Challenge: Mandeville Town Talk

On Aug 23 more than 50 people braved scorching heat and freezing cold to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Franco's Athletic Club.

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Related Topix: Mandeville, LA, Medicine, Health, Life, Charity , Social Software

Post-gazette.com

A bucketful of ALS myths

Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge - an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/a or donating $100.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Common Dreams

Patently Absurd: the Ice Bucket Challenge in Another Context

Social media and the commentariat are abuzz with updates and analysis on the Ice Bucket Challenge, an internet phenomenon where people do some combination of dumping cold water on themselves and donating money, raising over $90 million for the ALS Foundation so far.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Charity , US News, Liberal Political News

Hernando Today

Outpouring of support

An outpouring of support, thanks to the ice bucket challenge, is putting ALS at the forefront of awareness.

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Related Topix: Health, Florida, Life, Food, Nutrition

OhNoTheyDidnt

Time to stop dumping ice water on yourselves

ICE BUCKET FRAUD: ALS FOUNDATION ADMITS THAT 73% OF DONATIONS ARE NOT USED FOR ALS RESEARCH We've been duped.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Non-Profit

Mashable

So What Will the ALS Association Do With That $100 Million?

The $100 million that the ALS Association raised with its viral Ice Bucket Challenge is certainly an impressive figure.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Osprey Observer

Local Support Helps Spiral Ice Bucket Challenge To Over $80 Million For ALS

Anyone who has been on any social networking site in the past few weeks has probably become familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and has seen videos of friends, families, and celebrities getting a bucket of ice dumped over their heads.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Social Software, Palm Beach County, FL, Valrico, FL, Lithia, FL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Bucket Brigade

It's not often that being told "you're all wet" is a good thing, especially in the news business.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tribune, KS, Hoisington, KS, Claflin, KS, Great Bend, KS

New Urban Legends

Ice Doubt

Claim: Most of the $100 million raised from ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' donations won't go to ALS-related research and services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Daily Mail

'What a bad day to wear my pink bra!': Cheeky Block star Dale Vine...

'What a bad day to wear my pink bra!': Cheeky Block star Dale Vine shows off flouro undergarments as he takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Some of the world's biggest starlets have gotten raunchy with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - and now Australia's Dale Vine is joining them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

ABC News

Meet Some People Who Have Not Been Nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Believe it or not, there are still people out there who haven't been nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Canadian Business Magazine

Love it or hate it, the Ice Bucket Challenge is good for charity: Chris MacDonald

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pouring ice water over his head for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Life, Charity

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Denver Post

Five myths about ALS

Richfield School District Administrator Tara Villalobos smiles as she dumps a bucket of ice water onto a fellow participant of the ALS ice bucket challenge outside Richfield Elementary School in Richfield, Wis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Richfield, WI, Marketing, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Opinion

Examiner.com

Only a small slice of 'ice bucket challenge' money actually goes to treating ALS

Somewhat of a cross between the national temporary insanity better known as the Macarena craze of the mid-90s, and the status symbol worthiness of being the first kid on your block to get a confirmed kill, A la Full Metal Jacket, the rich and famous are all agog to be publicly dared to participate in the latest cultural phenomena - the ALS ice ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, George Bush, W.

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