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(Un)steady as she goes

Megan White takes MS sitting down — but only when she must.

Raise a glass

Bourbon tasting benefits MS community.

Fighting for access

MS activists advocate for more affordable medications.

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Speaking out

People with MS advocate for changes in policies to improve the lives of everyone living with the disease.

Phil Fox cyclist MS

Meet the Bike MS cyclist who broke the world record

Phil Fox: ultra-cyclist, world record holder and Bike MS participant

Sylvia Lawry, founder of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Sylvia Lawry: Tireless crusader

National MS Society founder left no stone unturned in her crusade to find a cure.

Inspiring people

The winners of our 2020 Inspiration Awards went above and beyond.

Josh Jacobson

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Josh Jacobson

Josh Jacobson keeps riding for the cause — and the people.

Deloes Wolfe

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Delores Wolfe

Delores Wolfe writes notes, makes pies and raises funds.

Lisa McRipley

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Lisa McRipley

Lisa McRipley learned an early lesson in empowerment.

Seeing through the smoke

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

E-cigarettes spark controversy

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

Society scholarships keep giving

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

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

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.