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Cambria “Cami” Tate is still recovering from acute flaccid myelitis more than 18 months later.  Some are calling AFM the new polio.

How to Protect Your Child From This Polio-like Condition

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a very rare but serious neurological condition that mimics polio. In 2018, 223 cases were reported in the U.S. — more than ever before. Like the flu, this virus changes every year — here’s what to know to stay ahead of it.

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Are Video Games Bad For Your Health?

What’s hype and what’s truth when it comes to health and video games? Jerry Kennard, Ph.D. examines the science on gaming and offers an accurate assessment.

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Having Difficulty Regulating Body Temperature With MS?

With MS, it can be difficult to get your body temperature just right. You’re too hot or too cold, sweaty or frigid. Understanding this symptom is half the battle.

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Four MS Infusion Options and How to Prepare for Them

Learn about the four main infusion therapies available for MS today – the course of treatment and what you need to know on infusion day.

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Living With MS: Survival Tips for Your Big Event

True: There is no getting rid of your MS for a big event. False: It’s impossible to enjoy yourself. Follow these tips to go to your event with confidence and have fun.

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Migraine Prevention Treatment Released — What It Means For You

Migraneurs have waited so long for this moment — some of you, your whole lives. Now let’s find out how this treatment is going to change your life. Find out how Aimovig is administered, how often, how much it costs, and whether its right for you.

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Hypersensitivity With MS: The Flips Side of Numbness

Diminished sensation is a common symptom of MS, one that most people recognize. The surprising flip side of that can be hypersensitivity. Learn more about hypersensitivity and MS.

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Vertigo and Eye Movements in Multiple Sclerosis

Eye movement analysis is a complicated area in neurology and multiple sclerosis (MS).

'Probable' Dementia Linked to Unsafe Behavior

'Probable' Dementia Linked to Unsafe Behavior

Older adults diagnosed with probable dementia are more likely to pursue unsafe activities than those with possible or no dementia.

Can Cataract Surgery Improve Mental Function?

Can Cataract Surgery Improve Mental Function?

As people age, problems with vision, such as cataracts, and mental functioning often occur together. Might correcting one improve the other?