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Your MS, your body.


Walk this way—Nordic style

Fall 2014

Nordic walking can be a great exercise option for people with MS who have balance or gait issues.

Pole position

Fall 2014

Seeing through the smoke

Fall 2014

Wondering whether there is a connection between smoking and MS development and progression? Researchers think there is.

E-cigarettes spark controversy

Fall 2014

Electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” are gaining popularity, especially among young people and those trying to quit smoking. But are e-cigarettes really any healthier than traditional cigarettes?

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@Momentum

Fall 2014

Readers praise Momentum stories about the beating summer heat and other topics.

Society scholarships keep giving

Fall 2014

Megan Lafferty, who credits her experience with MS healthcare for her ambition to become a doctor, has been named the National MS Society 2014 Presidential Scholar.

Hormones and gender under the microscope

Fall 2014

At a recent conference of the American Academy of Neurology, studies examining the effects of estriol and menopause on MS were discussed.

Everyday Matters program makes a positive difference

Fall 2014

Participants in the National MS Society’s Everyday Matters program report a range of benefits in their lives, including increased confidence in dealing with life challenges, and greater connection with others.

A bounty of knowledge

Fall 2014

Thanks to many survey responses, in-depth interviews and conversations, we now have a deeper and clearer understanding of what it means to live with MS today. Those insights will form the basis of our strategic plan, our road map for the future.