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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'

FDA Approves Glatopa (aka generic Copaxone) for MS

Before lengthy legal battles between Teva Pharmaceuticals and drug manufacturers eager to claim a portion of the lucrative MS drug market have been completely resolved, the FDA announced late on Thursday, April 16, 2015, approval of the... Read moreChevron

posted 04/18/2015, 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'

Encourage Congress to Support Research of Neurological Diseases

According to the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF), approximately 2.3 million people worldwide live with multiple sclerosis. The National MS Society suggests that 400,000 people in the United States live with MS; however, this prevalence estimate... Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2015, 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'

Free Cooling Equipment for People with MS—Apply Now!

With springtime finally making an appearance in much of the US, summer will be upon us before you can count down from one thousand. With the summer season also comes high temperatures, humidity—capable of gluing clothing to skin as soon as you step out the front door—and MS symptoms that can knock you on your butt, literally and... Read moreChevron

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'

Are Vein Finders the Answer to Fewer Needle Sticks?

In recent days, I’ve noticed a news story being shared on Facebook about a technology that helps phlebotomists, infusion nurses, and other vascular specialists find veins to start an IV or draw blood. The technology has been around for several years, but when you... Read moreChevron

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'

MS Signs & Symptoms: Numbness

Before my own MS diagnosis, numbness was one of my primary symptoms years after an attack of optic neuritis. It was a bit vague, as numbness can often be difficult to explain. Some people might use the term numbness to describe abnormal sensations, a loss of sensation, or weakness and paralysis. Numbness might involve pain, temperature, light... Read moreChevron

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