Could You Have MS? 16 Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

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What is MS? Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system, meaning it affects the brain and spinal cord. In the most common type symptoms come and go. However, MS is tricky. Because so many other conditions can also cause similar symptoms. On the other side, it can take …

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A double standard in disabilities

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When did “crackhead” become the disparagement de jour? Should addiction be treated any differently than other disabilities? William Halliday, a recovering addict, took a second job at Van Toen Innovations, checking with car dealerships to get the best deal for the automobile broker’s clients. He had been in 14 residential …

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MS: The Basics – Types of Multiple Sclerosis

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Generally, Multiple Sclerosis follows one of 4 courses: Relapsing – Remitting MS Secondary – Progressive MS Primary – Progressive MS Progressive – Relapsing MS Relapsing – Remitting (RRMS) Most people start out with RRMS. Symptoms fade and then return off and on for many years. It is during this type …

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Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Webcast Series

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The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) in partnership with the Mood Disorder Society of Canada (MDSC) is pleased to present a series of three free broadcasts in the Stop the Stigma mental health webcast series. These webcasts focus on the stigma of mental illness among health care professions and in relation to Anxiety …

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A Peaceful Cove of Acceptance

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Article by Carol Jaquith The onset of any serious illness can be like a tidal wave. When illness turns chronic, it can threaten to overwhelm you with wave after wave of loss and grief. . Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, in her book On Death and Dying, and in her work with terminally ill …

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Genome Revolution with Richard Resnick

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TEDxBoston, Richard Resnick shows how cheap and fast genome sequencing is about to turn health care (and insurance, and politics) upside down. Richard Resnick shares this information with us in a entertaining and thought-provoking way. The human genomic sequencing was formally completed in 2003. The human genome’s sequencing is greatly …

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