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How the Ice Bucket Challenge may have helped save future ALS patients: Part 2
Pete Frates helped raise $220 million for ALS research, knowing he might not live long enough to reap the benefits of new advancements.
How a former baseball player's fight against ALS Ice Bucket Challenge internet sensation
It began with a simple idea: Fill a bucket with water, throw in some ice and dump it over your head -- all to raise money to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In summer 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge flooded the internet, with people from Irish nuns to celebrities to entire pro
Watchdog group accuses Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop of 'deceptive' marketing claims
Goop, the lifestyle brand founded by actress Gwyneth Paltrow , is the subject of a complaint in California filed by a watchdog group that calls the company’s marketing claims “deceptive” and “unsubstantiated.” "Goop, with this kind of deceptive marketing is targeting a very vulnerable population
Mom refuses brain tumor trial to save unborn baby
Carrie Deklyen is currently 21 weeks pregnant and on a ventilator and feeding tube. Her family says she chose to delay her own treatments for a life-threatening tumor to save her unborn baby. Now, they wait. Deklyen, 37, started having headaches in April. After the Wyoming, Michigan, mom woke up
'GMA' Hot List: Robin Roberts opens up about when she was diagnosed with breast cancer
Plus, the "GMA" anchors discuss if emojis are acceptable in work emails, and Michael Strahan and Robin Roberts snap a "prom" photo.
Resources for Suicide Prevention, Mental Illness Concerns, Helping Parents Cope
As part of a "20/20" report airing on Friday, Aug. 4, we wanted to provide viewers with information about suicide prevention and other resources for mental health concerns or for those who are interested in learning more: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Trained crisis workers are
FDA endorses groundbreaking cancer treatment
The first-of-its-kind treatment, which uses a patient's own genes to battle the disease, was unanimously approved by a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel.
How smartphone apps can be used to track your health
ABC News' Kayna Whitworth reports on new apps that can be used to help people manage and collect information about chronic illnesses.
How gene testing can prevent breast cancer at the earliest stages
ABC News' Linsey Davis reports on a vaccine researchers are looking into with the hopes that it can prevent certain types of breast cancer before they even start.
Neighborhood holds Halloween party in May for boy with rare condition
A California boy received an early birthday present on Sunday, when his neighborhood celebrated his favorite fall holiday five months early. Carter Sarkar suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare metabolism disorder in which the body cannot break down sugar molecules. There is no cure, and Carter’s