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2014-09-12 08:23:35

Grant will fund financial assistance programs for families living with MS MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harding's Hope announced today the organization will grant the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter $83,000 to help fund direct financial assistance programs for families affected by MS. Living with MS can mean unexpected and ongoing financial challenges. On average, the disease costs approximately $70,000 per year in health-care...

2014-05-27 23:06:49

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes and how they hope to access their best lives while providing exciting updates on research and treatments helping to lead the way. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, is encouraging people to join together and share their “One Day”...

2014-05-27 08:29:07

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes on how they hope to access their best lives NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, among them the National MS Society, is encouraging people to join together and share their "One Day" wishes about their lives with MS with the...

2014-05-27 08:28:39

To benefit individuals living with MS in the D.C. Metro area WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Capital Chapter presents the 32(nd) annual Bike MS: Ride the Riverside, the longest-running charity bike ride in the D.C. area. Designed for all levels of athletic ability, nearly 1,000 participants from across the Mid-Atlantic region will participate in this cycling event, with route options ranging from 30 miles in one...

2014-02-27 08:29:29

Site Helps Connect More Than One Million People Each Month To Information, Resources And Support To Live Their Best Lives NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has re-designed its website to help people affected by MS better and more easily connect to the information, resources and support that can help them live their best lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090302/DC77093LOGO Visit www.nationalMSsociety.org to experience:...

2014-01-28 23:00:56

The 2014 Walk MS: San Antonio will take place March 1 to support programs and services for those living with multiple sclerosis. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 More than 3,000 residents from San Antonio and its surrounding communities are expected to join together to participate in Walk MS: San Antonio. Supporting the National MS Society, Walk MS: San Antonio takes place on Saturday, March 1 at the AT&T Center. The site opens at 8 a.m. with the walk scheduled to begin at 9 a.m....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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