A collection of news and information related to Lou Gehrig's Disease published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 222 » View latimes.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-19 Next >
Over the decades, films about legendary baseball players have sometimes knocked it out of the park (1942's "The Pride of the Yankees" about Lou Gehrig) or struck out (1948's "The Babe Ruth Story.") The latest baseball biopic to step up to the plate is...
Tags: 42 (movie), Ruby Dee, New York Yankees, Yankee Stadium, Sam Wood
In opposing HR 689, a bill by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) to federally reclassify marijuana as most other legal prescription drugs and remove oversight from the Drug Enforcement Administration and give it to the states, The Times states in its Feb. 28...
Matt Bomer, who stars as the charming rascal Neil Caffrey on USA Network's "White Collar," is the inspiration behind a menswear collection that is to go on sale on gilt.com on Tuesday -- coinciding with the launch of the final six episodes of the series'...
The venue for information gathering for today's column was lunch. Your typist was a fly on the wall. Mary Kate Scandone met Dottie Rountree. That's not exactly Kobe Bryant chatting with Matt Kemp. Actually, as it turned out, it was much better. Scandone...
The long-used (and abused) sedative ketamine appears to lift depression's dark veil almost instantaneously by boosting the production of a protein that helps protect and maintain brain cells and regenerate them after injury, a new study says. Ketamine...
Eric Lowen Singer-songwriter Eric Lowen, 60, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and half of the Lowen and Navarro folk group who with his songwriting partner Dan Navarro penned "We Belong" for Pat Benatar, died Friday at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City...
Tribune Newspaper CriticA couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...
Dr. Richard Olney, an internationally renowned researcher who dedicated his life to finding a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, has died after his own eight-year battle with the disease. He was 64. Olney died Friday at his Marin County home, UC San...
Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...
Tags: Suicide, Cancer, Assisted Suicide, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals
Jacket CopyIn an essay for the Times, Pico Iyer writes that he's composing longer sentences to save us from "the bombardment of the moment." Sunday is also Stephen Hawking's 70th birthday and Sara Lippincott reviews a new book on Hawking by Kitty Ferguson....
Pop & HissEric Lowen, 60, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and half of the Lowen and Navarro folk group who with his songwriting partner Dan Navarro penned “We Belong” for Pat Benatar, died Friday at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Hospital, the band...
Polly Platt, the Oscar-nominated production designer of such films as "The Last Picture Show" and "Terms of Endearment" and producer of "Broadcast News" and "Say Anything," has died. She was 72. Platt died Wednesday of Lou Gehrig's disease at her home in...
Apr 8, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 7, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jan 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 22, 2012 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Jun 16, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 27, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 1, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 1, 2012 |Story| AP Member Choice Complete
Dec 18, 2011 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Jan 6, 2012 | Los Angeles Times
Mar 26, 2012 | Los Angeles Times
Jul 28, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times