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2011-07-30 00:01:03

Two-day fundraiser is expected to draw nearly 2,000 for a scenic three-county trek from Milwaukee to the WPS campus in Madison Madison, WI (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 WPS Health Insurance, Wisconsin's leading not-for-profit health insurer and provider of affordable individual health insurance, Medicare supplement plans, and group health insurance, is proud to sponsor the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Wisconsin Chapter's Bike MS: TOYOTA Best Dam Bike Ride. The two-day fundraiser takes place...

2011-07-27 13:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the peer-reviewed national medical journal, Neurology, found that common drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) provide only modest health gains and come at a very high cost in the United States. Local Evergreen Healthcare neurologist Dr. Lahar Mehta co-authored the study, which was based on research led by Dr. Katia Noyes of the University of Rochester in New York. The study, "Cost-effectiveness of...

2011-07-20 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning July 29, Mark J. Tullman, MD, board-certified neurologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), will join The MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center to help patients living with the chronic, often disabling affects of MS. The Center at Missouri Baptist is designated as a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Affiliated Center for Comprehensive Care. "I am extremely pleased to...

2011-05-30 10:05:00

NEW YORK, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the average cost of MS in the United States is nearly $70,000 a year, with the overall annual economic cost of MS being an estimated $28 billion, people living with MS face high out-of-pocket costs even when covered by health insurance. The high out-of-pocket costs for medical care and treatment create not only a financial burden but also discourage people from starting and staying on therapy, which right now is the best approach...

2011-05-25 06:03:00

More than 62 countries around the globe raising awareness Global Survey Indicates that Nearly Half of People who Leave Work Because of MS Do So Within First Three Years of Diagnosis NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multiple sclerosis is a life altering disease that affects each person in a unique and different way. Demonstrating the power and importance of the global MS movement as a force by and for people living with MS, people around the world are coming together for...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

Premiere online property management software company, Buildium, LLC, has found a new way to give back by sending company Co-Founder Dimitris Georgakopoulos on a 150-mile bike ride to benefit the National MS Society and donating $2,000 to kick start the effort. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Premiere online property management software company, Buildium, LLC, has found a new way to give back by sending company Co-Founder Dimitris Georgakopoulos on a 150-mile bike ride to benefit the...


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