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Chinese Treatment of Gehrig's Disease Debated

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Chinese Treatment of Gehrig's Disease Debated

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Chinese Treatment of Gehrig's Disease Debated

Chinese Treatment of Gehrig's Disease Debated

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Lou Gehrig's Disease is a debilitating and terminal illness. Now, some doctors in China have claimed to make progress in treating the disease. Many American researchers are skeptical. But the controversial new procedure offers the last hope for a family who has spent their life savings looking for a cure. NPR's Rob Gifford reports.