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October 2013 MS eNEWS
Breaking news from ECTRIMS

MS triggers, repair, and treatment decisions highlighted

The Society’s research team, along with Dr. Julie Stachowiak, who lives with MS herself, report from the world’s largest MS scientific meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, on the latest MS research, new therapies on the horizon, choosing and switching treatment, and more.

Get a front row seat

Weighing the many choices about which tools to pursue can be a complicated and emotional process, and it’s not the same for any two people. The Society program Making Treatment and Lifestyle Decisions explores the factors people must consider, including when to begin treatment, talking with a healthcare provider, and how to weigh benefits and risks.

Watch the video and download the book

Connect with others making decisions about MS


Julie Roberts

Country music star Julie Roberts, diagnosed 2006


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Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act kicks in

Beginning this month, most people without health insurance can sign up for coverage that will take effect in January 2014. Those who already have insurance may notice some added benefits to job-based coverage, to Medicare, to coverage purchased individually, and to coverage held by individuals with high medical expenses.

How will the ACA affect you?


MS ScholarshipsScholarships make dreams reality

MS shouldn’t stand in the way of an education. This is why the National MS Society's scholarship program exists – to help highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS or who have a parent with MS achieve their dreams of going to college.

Apply now or support future scholars


More MS News

Oct 2: New data suggests MS more prevelant than previously thought

Sep 30: Global consortium identifies 48 additional MS risk genes

Read more about these and other recent reports

This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of
Biogen Idec; Genzyme, a Sanofi company; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
MS Active Source Genzyme, a Sanofi company Novartis Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
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