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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'

Do You Have an MS Comorbidity?

Within the MS community, I know several people who live with more than one autoimmune disease. For example, I have multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. When someone has more than one disease, it is called a comorbidity. Comorbidities can increase other disease risk as is seen in Read moreChevron

posted 02/05/2015, 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'

How is MS Like Groundhog Day Predictions?

Despite overcast skies, the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, managed to see his shadow and predict another six weeks of winter at this midpoint between the winter solstice and spring equinox. Meanwhile his colleague, Staten Island Chuck, calls for an early spring. Which rodent is correct? Who knows. The weather can be stubbornly... Read moreChevron

posted 02/02/2015, 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'

Hot Topics and MS Research News for January 2015

3-Year results from HALT-MS trial shows clinical efficacy in RRMS.

Stem cell therapy is a hot topic in MS circles and patients have been awaiting news regarding the Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (HALT-MS) trial. Interim results are available for this ongoing phase 2... 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'

Worried About Healthcare Finances? Join #HealthTipsChat on Thursday to Talk

Managing life with a chronic disease, such as multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, is difficult at times. Juggling the financial aspects of disease is often one of the greatest challenges.

 

How do you manage your health finances? Do you have questions about managing medication costs? Or maybe you’d like to share your... Read moreChevron

posted 01/26/2015, 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'

From Anecdote to Evidence: Using Big Data to Conquer MS, An Interview with Ken Buetow, PhD

As a participant in the patient-driven iConquerMS™ initiative, established by The Accelerated Cure Project for MS, I am excited about the potential impact of research arising from topics suggested by people with MS who register at... Read moreChevron

posted 01/15/2015, comments (0)|

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