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#85 The Reversal

January 12, 2017

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Show Notes

For years, Dr. Richard Bedlack has hunted for a cure for ALS, a fatal degenerative disease.  And then one day he builds a website called ALS Untangled. That's when strange things start to happen. Reported by Peter Andrey Smith and Reply All producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni.



Further Reading


The ALS Untangled website
The ALS Reversals website
The PatientsLikeMe website
The ALS TDI website
Nelda Buss wrote a book, You Can Walk, about her experience, and she originally appeared on Fox in 1992
Eric Valor’s website
Angelina Fanous’s reporting on VICE and The New York Times
Reporter Peter Andrey Smith’s website