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Latest Multiple Sclerosis Association of America Stories

2014-03-18 08:29:03

For MS Awareness Month, MSAA Launches Effort to Get More People with MS in the Pool CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), through a collaborative partnership with Genzyme, a Sanofi company, is proud to announce the stories from three individuals in the MS community who describe how swimming has helped manage their MS symptoms and improve their overall well-being. Today, MSAA...

2014-03-03 12:26:12

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as MS Awareness Month. MSAA urges everyone to help raise awareness of multiple sclerosis throughout your community and help improve the lives today for people with MS and their families. MSAA offers the following ways to learn about MS and support the MS community: -- Visit our website, mymsaa.org, which provides easy access to vital information, resources,...

2014-02-20 12:25:06

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to offer the latest MS Research Update, available as both a printed and online publication. This vital resource provides a comprehensive overview of research findings on the ten FDA-approved disease-modifying therapies for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as the latest study results on many experimental treatments currently under investigation. Directions...

2013-12-04 08:30:49

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) announces a national call for entries for the Swim for MS - Why I Swim campaign, through a collaborative sponsorship with Genzyme, a Sanofi company. Individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) who currently swim or participate in water-based exercise programs are encouraged to visit SwimForMS.org and share their personal story about how water activities have impacted their lives. Why I Swim is...

2013-11-12 12:27:32

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) will hold a live webinar on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for individuals with multiple sclerosis on November 19, 2013 at 8 pm Eastern Standard Time. Titled, The New Insurance Marketplace and MS, this one-hour webinar will provide an understandable explanation of the new health insurance Marketplace with specific information on key areas that will significantly impact the...

2013-11-05 12:28:02

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), a national nonprofit organization and leading resource for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), announces the debut of its new mobile website accessed at mymsaa.org. Designed to meet the growing needs of individuals with MS and their care partners, the mobile site is another important service offered to improve lives today for the entire MS community. (Logo:...

2013-08-27 12:27:47

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to announce new website additions including an MS Relapse Resource Center and chat feature to its award-winning website, mymsaa.org. As a leading resource for the entire multiple sclerosis (MS) community, MSAA developed these additions to provide easier access to vital information and assistance to individuals with MS, their care partners, and healthcare professionals. (Logo:...

2013-03-04 12:26:29

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as MS Awareness Month. Throughout March, MSAA encourages individuals to expand their knowledge, understanding, and support of individuals whose lives are affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). MSAA offers the following ways to learn and support the MS community: A new website, mymsaa.org, which features new sections and enhancements, providing easier access to more...

2013-02-21 12:26:35

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to introduce its new website, mymsaa.org. Notable highlights of mymsaa.org include: A new homepage featuring an MS news feed; social media plugins; direct links to MSAA's award-winning magazine; The Motivator; and MSAA's signature fundraising event, Swim for MS An updated About MS section featuring detailed information on treatments; symptoms; and information for the newly...

2012-11-15 16:23:13

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- My MS Manager(TM), the first-of-its-kind mobile phone application developed to help individuals better manage their MS, is now available on the Android platform. Since its launch in the Apple App Store in June of 2011, My MS Manager has been downloaded more than 9,000 times, with users entering data about their MS on various Apple mobile products. Developed in conjunction with Ringful Health, My MS Manager offers individuals a convenient and...