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Home Sweet (Smart) Home

Living like 'The Jetson's' isn’t too far off, thanks to technology that’s now being adapted to help those with multiple sclerosis to create "smart homes" equipped with gizmos that remote-control certain tasks.

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Time for a New Ride: Wheelchair Buying Guide

Thinking of investing in a wheelchair? Here's your guide on what to look for, how much to spend, and who to take wheelchair shopping with you ('cause that matters too).

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"You Were Probably SPMS from the Beginning"

Writer Trevis Gleason goes back in time to the day he was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

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Recipes for Your Best Chronic Dinner Party With MS

Hosting – and cooking – a dinner party can be nerve-racking. Now add the complications of MS, and it’s even tougher. But you can do it, and here’s how.

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Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Finally Has Two New FDA-Approved Treatments

The new medications, siponimod (Mayzent, Novartis) and cladribine (Mavenclad, EMD Serono), bring treatment options to active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Most treatments approved for MS are for relapsing, rather than progressive, forms of the disease.

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You Don’t GET MS, Until You Get MS

What are the best ways to handle when people just don’t GET having multiple sclerosis? Take a deep breath and practice compassion, show grace and gratitude, and avoid being dismissive are just three of the nine ways Lisa Emrich shares.

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When Your Partner Has MS

Multiple sclerosis is a life-altering condition — it's not just going to alter your partner's life, it's going to alter yours, too. However, that doesn't mean it's the end of life and your relationship as you know it. Find ways to be a supportive partner, while keeping your spark alive.

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Managing Multiple Sclerosis in and Fall and Winter

Tips for handling MS in the cold months, from avoiding slips and falls to wearing proper clothing.

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Are You Still Working With Chronic Illness?

Living with a chronic illness is challenging. Living with a chronic illness while working a full-time job? Sometimes unbearable. It might be time to scale back.

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What Ways Can You Reduce Sensory Overload With MS?

The world can be filled with challenging environments. Sometimes it’s enough to make you feel sick, dizzy, in pain, confused, or exhausted. Here are some tips for reducing sensory overload.