Letters to the Editor

November 9, 2012

Veterans at higher risk for ALS

A few weeks ago, studies found that NFL players are at greater risk of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Papers like this one ran stories about the news and rightfully so. But with Veterans Day approaching on Sunday, how many of us know that a much larger segment of our population -- military veterans -- also is at greater risk of Lou Gehrig’s Disease?

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