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Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., takes the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Miller School of Medicine Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is making the rounds at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The challenge, which involves pouring a bucket of ice water over your own head, was created to help raise awareness of the neurodegenerative disorder, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and generate donations to ALS research.

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Kevin E. Packman, Esq., Chairman and CEO of the ALS Recovery Fund, takes the Ice Bucket Challenge.

The Ice Bucket Challenge Comes to the Miller School!

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has been going viral across the nation and around the world, raising awareness and, so far, more than $10 million for the ALS Association, funding research against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The Department of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been a leader in ALS research and is now joining the “Ice Bucket Challenge.”

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Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S.

Neck Manipulation May Be Associated with Stroke

Treatments involving neck manipulation may be associated with stroke, though it cannot be said with certainty that neck manipulation causes strokes, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. Cervical artery dissection, a small tear in the layers of artery walls in the neck, can result in ischemic stroke if a blood clot forms after trauma and later causes blockage.

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