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Brain & Nerve Health

In-depth information on different kinds of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Patient experts inspire and guide with practical advice on how to manage conditions, be an effective caregiver, and more.

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Caregiving

Living With ALS: One Man's Journey

HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.

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Chronic Life

School Success With Pediatric MS

We've got simple, doable advice for helping your child with MS manage recess, homework, fatigue and more.

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Living With

9 Top Resources for Kids With MS

It doesn’t happen often, but multiple sclerosis can and does affect kids. If your family or child has been affected, it's time to get connected. This guide will help.

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Doctor & Patient

Blazing a New Path for Kids With MS

Nurse practitioner Maria Milazzo has spent her life caring for children with pediatric multiple sclerosis, a condition that's only beginning to be understood. But from where she stands? The future is bright.

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Technology

Best Brain-Boosting Apps for MS

Many people with MS have trouble with memory, attention, and word recall. These games will help you stay one step ahead of the disease.

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Brain

Helping Kids Handle the Emotional MS Roller Coaster

For children with pediatric multiple sclerosis, the physical challenges are intertwined with psychological ones. These strategies can help kids cope—even thrive—after a diagnosis.

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Brain

Workout Motivation: You’ll Boost Your IQ, Too

Exercise is good for your body—it’s a no-brainer, right? And speaking of brains, yours reaps the benefits of that workout too, new research confirms.

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Living With

10 Things to Know About Kids and MS

This rare disease is challenging for the whole family. Learn more about what happens when a child has pediatric multiple sclerosis.

What I Want People to Know About MS

"What I Want People to Know About MS"

Forget whatever preconceived ideas you have what it's like to live with MS. Here's what patients really want you to know about multiple sclerosis.

Relationships and Love on MS

Relationships and Love on MS

Sometimes MS is a dating non-issue. And sometimes it's a dealbreaker. Watch as young adults with multiple sclerosis share their own relationship ups and downs.

The Lessons of MS

The Upside of MS

You learn a lot about yourself when you have a condition like multiple sclerosis, especially when you develop it at a young age. Watch as Millennials share their most important and personal MS lessons.

Meet the Experts

Lisa Emrich
Patient Expert

Living with MS and RA, Lisa Emrich is a powerful patient advocate who inspires people to live better and stay active.

Trevis Gleason
Patient Expert

Award-winning author, chef and blogger, Trevis L. Gleason was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2001.

Carol Bradley Bursack
Caregiver, patient expert

Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who writes as the Candid Caregiver as well as focusing on dementia.