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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.

Dawnia Baynes

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Dawnia Baynes

Dawnia Baynes sees obstacles as opportunities.

HERT members Peter Oleinick, Bruce Ungar and Alan Iszauk

Bike MS: The Hungarian Ex-Cycled Racing Team

Lifelong friends keep biking to fight MS.

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National MS Society fundraising events go virtual

The pandemic prompted new ways to bike, walk and climb for MS.

A gut reaction to MS

Find out how scientists are exploring possible links between the gut, the immune system and MS.

Barancik Prize winner aims for myelin repair

Dr. Jonah Chan develops method for rapidly testing thousands of existing drugs. Dr. Chan’s revolutionary research stood out among the work of 26 other nominees for the National MS Society’s inaugural Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research.

Understanding group disability insurance

People with multiple sclerosis may need to leave the work force early due to disability. Learn how an employer’s long-term disability plan may help provide financial support.

No limits

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, key provisions of the Affordable Care Act become effective, and limits on health care for those with pre-existing conditions will end.

On the frontier: Protect, repair and restore

A new Society webcast reports on the latest findings in a promising area of MS research, and what they might mean for people living with the disease.

Dr. Seth Rogan, MS Activist

Turning adversity into advocacy

Dr. Seth Morgan, a retired physician with MS, uses his time and talents to help others—and himself.

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