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National MS Society

April 2009

Personal Stories

Connect with others whose lives are affected by MS, like Walk MS Captain Joseph Milizio.

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and many others

MS Fact

MS occurs more commonly among Caucasians, especially those of northern European ancestry, but people of African, Asian and Hispanic backgrounds are not immune.

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In the News

Phil Keoghan, Host of CBS's The Amazing Race, Kicks Off His Cross-Country Cycling Journey to Raise Awareness for MS

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Miles Walked

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Research News

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How Do You "Get" MS?
The Society recently convened researchers investigating the lag between the triggering factors in MS and the onset of symptoms, as well as better ways to predict disease course and measure the prevalence of MS.
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Getting Results


Creativity, Unleashed: Innovative Support for Research
A pet supply company barked up the right tree when it decided to support the "Promise: 2010" research campaign with innovative (and very orange!) dog products.

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

MS activists on Capitol Hill
An orange wave of activists — some 300 people strong — rolled through House and Senate office buildings on March 11, voicing needs of the MS community.
Read more about the activists and urgent issues >>

Get Involved

Get Involved

Help Us Reach $90,000 - Your Gift will be Doubled
With only 48 hours to go, we're closing in on our $90,000 goal to fund vital research and programs and services. Thanks to a generous gift from Mr. Richard Slifka, a longtime donor and leadership volunteer, your donation will be immediately matched and put to work moving us closer to a world free of MS.
Give now and your gift will be doubled >>

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This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.; Genentech and Biogen Idec.

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