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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'

MS Drug Pricing Wars: A Race to Break the Bank?

Drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis are expensive! Patients know this, insurance companies know this, but are healthcare professionals just now realizing how much MS drugs have increased in price over the past two decades?

In a recent study published in the journal Neurology, researchers took a closer look at the... Read moreChevron

posted 04/29/2015, 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'

Don’t Try to Remember EVERYTHING!

As a patient who juggles multiple complex diseases, I have become accustomed to learning as much as possible about each of my conditions. I know about treatment choices and symptoms, how to navigate the healthcare system, and the importance of advocating for myself.

As a daughter of a patient with complex diseases, I am learning... Read moreChevron

posted 04/24/2015, 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'

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

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