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Healthy Living: New Machine Helps Those With ALS Breathe Easier

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ALS-also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord in 30,000 Americans.

Sooner or later, it will attack every muscle in a patient's body, making it impossible to move, even breathe.  

Now, a new machine is helping people suffering from ALS breathe easier.

Michelle Dunaway has the details.