Thursday, April 24, 2014

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MS is a tough and trying condition, only made more difficult by the social issues that accompany the medical and emotional ones. There can be a social stigmatism about MS due to ignorance, where people do not understand or appreciate the invisible and painful effects of the condition. MS may also restrict a person’s ability to interact socially as immobility and fatigue can draw patients out of the workforce and limit their time away from home.

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted MS Awareness Month 2014 and Telling… Each March is MS Awareness Month in the US and March 3-9, 2014, is MS…

03/05/14

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Life with MS: It's Okay to Be Okay! A… Shirley,   What to expect is so very different for each of…

03/18/13

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Dan and Jennifer Digmann, Health Guide, posted MS Awareness Week: How Will You… I often joke that when I die the inscription on my headstone should read,…

01/08/13

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Vincent Van Gogh, "the most incredible… Cathy,   These are the most beautiful thoughts.  Thank you so…

12/30/12

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