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Mar 19, 2019

MS is an equal opportunity neurological disease. It doesn't seem to discriminate against any particular ethnic or racial group. It affects Latinos and African-Americans, as well as Caucasians. And if you're an MS research scientist, who's hoping to create a viable treatment that's going to be safe & effective for...


Mar 12, 2019

It's MS Awareness Week! And the single event that is likely going to have the most impact in raising awareness of MS in the United States is the recent announcement of the MS Prevalence Study results.
 
The results of this study corrected the decades old notion that there were only about 400,000 people living with MS in...


Mar 4, 2019

My guest this week is Diane Whitcraft, a retired middle school teacher who had been taking the same MS prescription medication  for more than 20 years. But once Diane retired and her health insurance changed, that same medication became unaffordable.
 
Diane traveled to Washington D.C. last month, as Wisconsin Senator...


Feb 26, 2019

No matter what sort of challenge a caregiver may be facing -- financial, emotional, or just trying to find the right resources at the right time, every caregiver challenge is made more difficult by that accompanying feeling of isolation that so many caregivers experience.

My guest is Heidi Telschow, manager of...


Feb 19, 2019

Over the past year, we've seen our access to affordable, quality healthcare come under unprecedented attack. We've seen a federal judge declare the Affordable Care Act to be unconstitutional. And we continue to see our access to affordable prescription medications -- the medications that have been shown to delay the...