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Of Pain, People, Pot, Politics, Public Figures and Priorities, Part 2

Gary Stein | Posted 10.21.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

Cathy and Bob Jordan know this risk all too well. Cathy has been fighting ALS since 1986 and was confined to a wheelchair. Her husband, Bob, an Army veteran who had battled a medical system that can't help his wife, started to grow the plants in his home, strictly for his wife's use.

Sense and Sensitivity

Kevin Swan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact
Kevin Swan

I was talking by the time they arrived, but because of my speech which has been directly affected by ALS, they thought I may have had a stroke because I was slurring my words. Nope, no stroke, just ALS.

Florida School District To Ban Energy Drinks

Posted 07.25.2012 | Education

The Manatee County School Board in Florida has voted unanimously to ban energy drinks in the district’s schools, WFMY News 2 reports. Teachers s...

PHOTOS: Euthanized Dog Museum May Open In Florida

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.30.2012 | Miami

A euthanized dog art museum could open in Bradenton, Florida, making the city the headquarters for the nationwide "no-kill" movement. Chicagoan Mar...