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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.

Image of Chris Wallner in iPad

National MS Society fundraising events go virtual

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

Lost in thought: When cognition changes

Physical abilities aren’t all that’s affected by MS. Thinking, remembering and reasoning can take a hit, too.

Enrollment begins for health insurance

Are you ready for the Affordable Care Act? Long-debated and, in some cases, long-awaited health insurance marketplaces will begin Oct. 1, 2013 to enroll people in coverage.

When the caregiver has MS

People living with MS face a dual challenge when they also handle the challenges of caring for someone else.

Lurching with enthusiasm

Mark Somerfield, diagnosed with MS in 1991, humorously describes the challenges he faces and shows us how he finds humor in imperfect circumstances.

Simple truths about online networking

Sometimes meeting in person can be difficult due to MS; online networking offers a great way to connect.

10 lessons of MS

Education doesn’t stop in the classroom. Nancy Chamberlayne shares a top 10 list of lessons she and her peers have learned from MS.

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