Local man in a Hall of Fame fight against Lou Gehrig's disease

10:08 PM, Aug 18, 2013

Sunset Hills man diagnosed with ALS is finding great strength from his loving family.

St. Louis Cardinals football players to attend Muscle Team Bash

3:07 PM, Feb 4, 2013

Members of the St. Louis Cardinals football team will reunite at the Breckenridge/MDA Muscle Team Bash this week.

MDA 'Show of Strength' airs Sunday night

2:04 PM, Aug 31, 2012

The MDA telethon has undergone some additional changes this year, but the mission will be the same: to raise money to stop the deadly disease, muscular dystrophy, and to make life easier for kids battling it.

MDA: Tribute to Jake

10:27 PM, Aug 30, 2012

A tribute to a young Cardinals fan who fought Muscular Dystrophy with courage and grace.

MDA: Young boy fights muscle disease

10:20 PM, Aug 29, 2012

In the Vehige house, family isn't just an important thing. It's everything.

MDA camp makes life easier for kids

9:44 PM, Aug 28, 2012

We are less than a week away from a Labor Day tradition here at NewsChannel 5, the MDA telethon.

MDA telethon raises $61.5 million nationwide

10:24 AM, Sep 6, 2011

Despite the absence of longtime veteran host Jerry Lewis, the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon's broadcast went on and had what the MDA is saying its best showing since 2008.

Comedy club announces Jerry Lewis Award, Web-athon

5:05 PM, Sep 2, 2011

Comedians who think Jerry Lewis was unceremoniously dumped from his post as chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and face of its annual telethon are holding a Web-athon of their own.

Firefighters raise money for MDA

11:50 AM, Sep 2, 2011

Starting Friday, local firefighters will hit the streets to raise money for programs like the MDA Camp.

One week camp lasts a lifetime for kids with MD

8:47 PM, Sep 1, 2011

For years, we've been telling you about the Muscular Dystrophy Association and this year's theme is: "Make a Muscle, Make a Difference.

MDA: Young MD patient survives battle with H1N1

9:46 PM, Aug 30, 2011

On the highway of life, there's nothing quite like smooth pavement when you can see so many bumps in your rear view mirror.

MDA: Family strength after mom's battle with ALS

9:47 PM, Aug 29, 2011

Memories are everybody's personal diary and the Leifeld family spends a lot of time flipping through the pages.

MDA officials mum on Lewis ouster

6:10 AM, Aug 5, 2011

The star has been a driving force in the efforts to raise billions of dollars to aid those afflicted with muscular diseases.

MDA Camp: A Magical place where kids can be kids

9:41 PM, Sep 3, 2010

MDA is breaking down barriers and letting kids with MD just be kids at MDA camp.

MDA: Optimism is the best medicine for one young man

10:13 PM, Sep 2, 2010

Hope can be harmony for the soul and the Weil house is filled with it.