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July 2009

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MS Solutions in Health Care Reform

As the nation discusses health care reform, the Society and our grassroots MS activists remain focused on changes that meet the needs of people living with MS. We are asking to eliminate lifetime caps on benefits and end discrimination against pre-existing conditions. We support long-term care, limiting out-of-pocket costs, and other priorities.
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Why do some people have a mild course of MS?

MRI experts weigh factors that may help determine when multiple sclerosis is "benign". This will not only help doctors predict a person's disease course, but understanding the causes of a mild course may provide a roadmap to ways to slow down the disease in people who experience more active MS.
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First-Ever Multiple Sclerosis Registry

New legislation has been introduced to create a national registry for multiple sclerosis at the CDC. The National MS and Parkinson's Disease Registries Act would help identify accurate incidence and prevalence information for these two diseases, which currently does not exist.
Help pass this bill >>

Passionate Riders

Thousands of miles separate Christina Hake and Lisa Disbrow, both recently diagnosed with MS. But they share a passion: Bike MS.
Read their stories here >>

Exercise Your Brainpower!

The MS Technology Collaborative has launched a free suite of online "brain games" developed to engage memory, attention and processing skills for people with MS.
Learn more >>

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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Early and ongoing treatment with an FDA-approved therapy can make a difference for people with multiple sclerosis. Learn about your options by talking to your health care professional and contacting the National MS Society at http://www.nationalmssociety.org/ or 1-800-344-4867.

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