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Health Beat: ALS

March 18, 2019 11:43 AM

ALS is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord -- and it's fatal. So when the disease struck Michael Casey, his family went into action and hasn't stopped -- even after Mike died. He was just 39. The family didn't quit, now taking an active role in raising money to find a cure.

Digital-exclusive health reports from Dr. Benita Zahn. Look for new episodes every Monday and Thursday. View more episodes.

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