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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Hospital Offers Self-Pay Discount to Patients

Recently I was at the hospital outpatient infusion center to receive Rituxan infusions. The infusions went smoothly and I’m glad the treatment has worked well for me for so long. But the cost of the treatment isn't always as smooth...

Treatment costs: hospital charges versus insurance coverage
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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Problems with Gadolinium MRI Contrast Agent

As a multiple sclerosis patient, you will have many MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging) in your lifetime. There are the MRIs that lead up to a diagnosis, the MRIs that monitor disease activity, and the MRIs that check for drug effectiveness.
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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

When Your Doctor Retires

How many times have you chosen a particular medical practice on the recommendation of a specific healthcare provider and ended up working with someone else? Or how many times have you been transferred as a patient when your doctor retires?


Swapping ownership

I’ve been transferred from... Read moreChevron

posted 06/10/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Immune System is Connected to the Brain, Groundbreaking Research Shows

In a paradigm-shifting discovery, neuroscientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by lymphatic vessels that were previously undiscovered, and not thought to exist, defying current textbook teachings. The finding may have substantial implications in the... Read moreChevron

posted 06/08/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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Writer, Educational Designer, Non-Profit Founder, Dx in 1988

MS Envy: Summers with Multiple Sclerosis

 

Me and my three-wheel bike!

 

Summer time is tough for those of us who are living with MS. It's not just that for many of us, our unique... Read moreChevron

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