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Try looking in the monthly archives. July 2016

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‘I am Cured,’ Says Woman with Aggressive Form of MS After Receiving HSCT in Canada

This article, written by me, first appeared on MultipleSclerosisNewsToday.com
An entry in the comments section of Multiple Sclerosis News Today caught my attention a couple of weeks ago, and peaked my interest. It was a personal tale of one woman’s journey from being paralyzed and told that her […]

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Your 10 top tips to deal with MS and other disabilities

Here are 10 top tips in lifestyle, home remedies, coping and support to help you handle multiple sclerosis and feel better in your everyday life.
1. Get plenty of good rest
Everybody functions better after a good night sleep. Getting some good […]

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Processed Foods and Additives May Lead To MS, Autoimmune Diseases

The following article, which I wrote, first appeared on MultipleSclerosisNewsToday.com.
Processed foods have been added to the list of “no-no” items that we are not supposed to eat if you, like me, are unfortunate enough to have MS. We were already […]

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Is this another scam artist? They do exist

Seen on a Facebook multiple sclerosis site yesterday. I have removed the names to protect everyone. However, all the typing errors remain.
Chat Conversation Start
“Scammer” good morning
“Target” gm
“Scammer” am so happy to hear from you did you listen to the news […]

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Looks of disdain but I’m not drunk, I have a disability

A few years ago now, my then wife and I travelled back to where we used to live in London to spend the festive season with relatives and was met by looks of disdain by people not understanding about invisible […]

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Government bedroom tax pushes more than 57,000 into rent arrears, admits government report

Ridiculous, cruel and an unprovoked attack on people with disabilities and others who are just as vulnerable, the UK government’s bedroom tax1 has led to more than 57,000 households falling into rent arrears.
Who said so? Why, the government itself. But […]

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HSCT Plus Three Months: One Patient’s Journey Toward Recovery from MS

On April 28, this blog carried a post titled HSCT for MS from Russia with Love – Julia’s tale. It was the story of Julia Summers and her trip to Moscow to have HSCT treatment. The following is a continuation of […]

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To cope with serious diagnosis, grieve first

There’s no right way to grieve for the loss of anyone or anything. And that’s true for loved ones, close friends, beloved pets or even your own health when given a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis or some other disabling disease.
In […]

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Official Advice: ‘Take Vitamin D Supplements’

It is not just those of us with multiple sclerosis, now everyone living in the UK is being recommended to consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter. And this comes from the country’s top public health advisers.
A government-commissioned […]

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Disabilities among party’s top priorities

Never missing a chance to secure more votes, the Republican Party is clearly seeking the support of people with disabilities by including a raft of pro-disability policies among its top priorities. Theoretically, that should be good for everyone with a […]

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