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2013-05-10 23:26:42

AskPatty.com's CEO Jody DeVere shares the story of her family's ongoing struggle with MS. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 AskPatty.com Inc., a website, blog, and online resource that serves as a safe haven for women to get advice on car purchases, preventative maintenance and repairs, and other automotive related topics, is pleased to announce that they will be running a month-long campaign along with the National MS Society to raise funds and awareness for MS, an illness that has...

African Americans At Higher Risk Of MS Than Whites
2013-05-07 11:05:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society´s official website, MS is “more common in Caucasians of northern European ancestry” than other ethnicities. However, a new study in the journal Neurology has found that African American women in particular are far more likely to contract the disease than white men and women. Both black and white men were found to have the same risk of an MS diagnosis. "Our...

2013-03-05 23:01:30

On September 21st, 2013 Tomato Assault will host a massive tomato fight at Chicago's Toyota Park with a portion of each ticket going to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Modeled after La Tomatina, the annual festival held in Bunol, Spain in August, Tomato Assault offers an extremely unique way for community members to enjoy live local music, a costume contest, inflatables, a never-ending beer garden and a full fledged food fight featuring up...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.