Imagining a world free of MS
Caring.com talks to Cyndi Zagieboylo, the president and CEO of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Foundations Fuel Biotech Ventures
Foundations are fueling biotech ventures, Fierce Biotech explains.
Focus on what you can do
Got MS? Focus on What You Can Do, Not What You Can’t reports the Huffington Post
Settlement helps Medicare recipients receive better care for chronic illnesses
Medicare beneficiaries with chronic health problems can now continue to be covered for physical therapy because of a recent court settlement.
Read more from the New York Times
* Therapy Plateau No Longer Ends Coverage
* Settlement Eases Rules for Some Medicare Patients
* What Medicare Will Cover Even if You’re Not Likely to Get Better
View the Notice of Settlement
Keep Moving with MS
Read about the benefits of exercise for people with MS in the February 2013 issue of Heart and Soul.
In Sickness and in Health
Citing the Society as a resource for prospective caregivers, Real Simple shares the inspiring loving relationship between Joe and his wife Becky.
New anti-viral clinical trial
Novel anti-viral clinical trial soon to launch in UK. Learn more at the BARTS and London School of Medicine blog
New from EverydayHealth.com
EverydayHealth.com has added a new series of MS related articles including:
New multiple sclerosis medications
USA Today looks at new therapy options available to people living with MS
Shemar Moore’s love for his mother who has MS is helping to move us closer to a world free of MS
November is National Caregiver Month
EveryDay Health offers some insight and tips on being a successful care partner featuring MS Ambassadors Michael and Gail Gerber.
Kaiser looks at the new Health Law
Kaiser Health News takes a deep dive into the Health Law to provide a Consumer's Guide
Fast Forward is spotlighted as a power player in speeding new treatments to people with MS
A Controversial ‘Cure’ for M.S.
The New York Times Magazine section explores a controversial cure for MS. Learn more at the New York Times website
Wallisch speaks at MS conference
But beyond the edits and afterbang, the Pittsburgh native is also a vocal advocate for multiple sclerosis awareness, and is slated to be the opening speaker at the National MS Society Conference in Dallas, Texas, this week. Read more on ESPN.com
Setting New Standards in MS Care and Research
The Lancet spotlights the work of the International Collaborative on Progressive MS in its current editorial. Read The Lancet article
Screening Tool Reveals Two MS Types
Study reveals promising factors for better predicting the course of MS. Learn more about this study
Why America Can Never Give Up On Medical Research
Dr. Bill Frist, former Senate Majority Leader shares his observations in The Week.com
Diagnosing, Treating and Living with MS
The NPR Diane Rehm Show presents a panel of experts, including a doctor who has MS, about diagnosing, treating and living with multiple sclerosis. Listen on NPR
Hurtful and Beautiful
Poet and teacher Laurie Lambeth discusses her perspective on the ever-changing normals of life with MS. Read more at The Atlantic
Living with MS
Living with MS means struggles and triumphs. Learn more on CNN.com
Positive psychology and chronic illness
Learn more about the power of positivity when coping with chronic illness from Fox News Health Talk with Dr. Manny.
Heroes as planners
Society volunteer Martin Shenkman received the 2012 Pro Bono award from Financial Planning for his creative work in helping both professionals and people living with chronic illness better understand the importance of long term financial planning.
Researchers implicate unique cell type in MS
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health show that a unique type of immune cell may contribute to MS - and the discovery may explain the effects of the experimental drug daclizumab.
Two amazing MS Ambassadors
Phil Keoghan and National Board member Kim Phillips on The Talk.
Where are they now?
Sports Illustrated looks at the challenges football and MS have brought to the Campbell family.
Learn more about the "Flavors of the Gaslamp" Pro Player Foundation charity event held to support Tyler Campbell and the work of the National MS Society
Rising cost of specialty drugs
The Washington Post looks at how rising costs of “specialty” drugs is prompting employers to limit their use.
Noah '40' Shebib on CNN
CNN has spotlighted Society Ambassador Noah ’40’ Shebib and how he’s moving his life forward despite his MS challenges
Fast Forward in Action
- Xconomy.com highlights how Fast Forward is helping young biotech firms speed the development of potential new MS therapies.
- Start-Up journal spotlights two routes to new MS therapies. Read the article (PDF)
Effective Advocacy is Personal
Life experience is a rich source of inspiration for advocacy. Read on for one MS Activist’s story
Pediatric MS fundraising
Creative advocacy raises important funds to support the work of Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence.
Caregiving and MS
2012 report on MS caregivers reveals challenges and needs from DailyRX.com
MS Health Center
Ebony magazine spotlights Tyler Campbell, son of football legend Earl Campbell, in pursuit of his own field of dreams. Read more
Meredith Vieira and Richard Cohen
AARP The Magazine did a feature on Meredith Vieira and Richard Cohen and how they thrive as parents and partners while finding ways to manage Richard’s chronic illness. Learn more
Phil Keoghan — ‘The Amazing Race’ host and MS Society ambassador
On SHOWTIME between Feb. 18 - Mar. 4 see Phil Keoghan — ‘The Amazing Race’ host and MS Society ambassador — take on the challenge of his life and raise awareness and funds for MS. Learn more