Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Author Looks At Meaning Of Being Disabled, Strength Of Conviction

A Northeast Pennsylvania woman with Multiple Sclerosis battled a pharmaceutical giant, and won, in a case that has changed the employment landscape.

05/19/2013

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Positively Minnesota: Harding Shines, Inspires

Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.

05/02/2013

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Healthcare Professionals, Patients Getting The Word Out During MS Awareness Week

Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that attacks the body’s central nervous system, affecting the transmission of nerve signals, affecting speech, limb movement and so much more.

03/12/2013

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Botox: For More Than Just A Pretty Face

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Botox still gets a great deal of attention because of the fact that it can be used to help people get rid of wrinkles. What many […]

07/12/2012

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Health: Jack Osbourne Talks About Recent MS Diagnosis On CBS Talk Show

Reality TV star Jack Osbourne recently found out he has multiple sclerosis. Today he spoke about it for the first time on CBS’s “The Talk.” 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more.

06/20/2012

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Multiple Sclerosis Association Of America, Rita’s Water Ice Partner With CBS3 To Raise Money, Awareness

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America held a benefit event with Rita’s Water Ice, raising money for MSAA programs and services.

03/28/2012

(Pat Thieringer of the MS Society shows implements used to educate the public about what it's like to live with the disease.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

During MS Awareness Week, Philadelphians Get an Inside Peek at the Disease

We’ve all heard of multiple sclerosis, but what’s it like to have the disease? Members of the MS Society offered a sneak peek.

03/15/2012

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‘100-Percent Accessible’ Apartments Open In NJ For Young People With Multiple Sclerosis

It’s the second apartment building in the country built from the ground up for those with multiple sclerosis, and it’s now open in New Jersey.

10/30/2011

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Brotherly Love: Inspired By Wife’s MS, Cyclist Raises $264K

When a Montgomery County man discovered his wife had a potentially fatal disease, he refused to sit still. He flew into action.

08/24/2011

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Promising Research In Treatment Of MS

A chemical called the death receptor 6 (dr6) in the brain could be slowing down brain repair in patients with multiple sclerosis.

07/08/2011

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Breakthrough In Battle Against MS

Researchers in England are using stem cells in what is being called a major breakthrough in the battle against multiple sclerosis.

12/06/2010

Multiple Sclerosis

Health: MS Oral Medication Approved

PHILADELPHIA (CBS3) – Thirty-two-year-old Nichole Kahn, who lives in Philadelphia, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, a year ago. First her tongue started tingling, then came the other symptoms. “I had blurred […]

09/22/2010

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