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Multiple Sclerosis

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  • The vitamin D dilemmas

     
    Somehow vitamin D has become the hottest, trendiest, newest magic bullet without the media taking much notice of it. It's tricky because it's one of the few vitamins you can't get enough of by just eating the right foods. It's......
  • Federal drug informant scores victory over DEA

    WASHINGTON A fabled Florida drug informant once known as "the Princess" has now crowned her career with a bittersweet legal victory. Capping a lawsuit filed in 1997, a federal judge has awarded the woman $1.14 million to cover care for the multiple...
  • A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit

    A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit
    The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door. But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit. The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago. Awarding a local children's...
  • No Barriers: For Karen Smith, 'There's A Way To Do Everything'

    No Barriers: For Karen Smith, 'There's A Way To Do Everything'
    The doctors delivered the news that would change Karen Smith's life. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 24 years ago and was experiencing ascending paralysis, a condition that would confine her to a wheelchair. Her response: "How am I going to...
  • 'Pill mill' lessons can inform marijuana debate

     'Pill mill' lessons  can inform  marijuana debate
      Chances are you didn't attend the medical marijuana debate hosted last week by state Sen. Eleanor Sobel at Broward College's campus in Pembroke Pines. Few people did. Had you been there, you would have heard the questions that surround the push to...
  • Julie Roberts: Pretty interesting woman

    Julie Roberts: Pretty interesting woman
    Country singer Julie Roberts has quite the narrative. In 2003, while working as a secretary at Universal Music Group, she signed her first music contract after her agent anonymously pitched her boss. Six years later, the Lifetime network offered to make a...
  • Chicago hosting right-to-die event

     Chicago hosting right-to-die event
    Changes in the law regarding same-sex marriage, medical marijuana and other once-polarizing issues have encouraged advocates who hope the country is ready to address another taboo: giving terminally ill people a say in how they die. They say the right...
  • Sanofi aims to grow Genzyme unit with new drugs and acquisitions

    PARIS (Reuters) - (This story corrects the Sept.11 story. In the 10th paragraph, the quote should be attributed to Bill Sibold, not Mike Panzara) Sanofi rare disease unit Genzyme hopes to become a leader in the multiple sclerosis (MS) field with the help...
  • Sanofi says MS drug Lemtrada shows sustained effect on disease

    PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi rare disease unit Genzyme said its Lemtrada multiple sclerosis (MS) drug showed continued efficacy for four years in more than two thirds of patients and that no new safety risks had been identified in its latest studies....
  • Around the Park: Retiring framer and artist has a positive 'frame' of mind

    Around the Park: Retiring framer and artist has a positive 'frame' of mind
    Among the artworks featured in noted framer and artist Elizabeth Bremer's exhibit "Art by E.B." at Benfield Gallery are still-life paintings from her "Old Bay" series. The paintings of Chesapeake Bay marine life executed in acrylics on newspaper pages are...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ray's Riders To Take To The Roads Again At MS Bike Cardio Express Ride

    For Ray Carcano, cycling is more than a fitness activity to enjoy with members of his local bicycle club. It has become a way to raise funds for scientific research and provide for the continuation of vital programs and services offered by the National MS...
  • Multiple sclerosis: What you need to know about this disease

    Source: National Multiple Sclerosis Society Whatdoctorsknow.com What is MS? Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The...