Topic: multiple sclerosis
People born in May are more likely to develop multiple sclerosis than those born at other times of year; those born in November have the lowest MS risk. It sounds a little astrological, and it turns out the link may be “in the stars,” as zodiac types say. More
After years of ignoring pain and avoiding acknowledging the possibility of a bad diagnosis, I am — finally — finding myself ready to accept responsibility for my health. More
Ann Romney helped kick off the Republican National Convention last night by attempting to relate to women–the population that is Mitt Romney is trailing President Obama in the polls, 41% to 51% respectively. And while she did a good job of making us relate to her because of her struggles with Multiple Sclerosis and breast cancer, she lost us when she started talking about her struggles with paying bills. More
We were so sad to learn that Jack Osbourne was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The 26-year-old became a dad in April with the birth of his daughter Pearl Clementine, and sources say that he learned of the diagnosis just two weeks after his daughter was born. Jack told People:
“I was just angry and frustrated and kept thinking, ‘Why now?’ I’ve got a family and that’s what’s supposed to be the most important thing.” More
In a time of 31 hours and 20 minutes, Zoe Koplowitz completed the New York City Marathon yesterday (the day after she started) in last place–and she couldn’t be happier.
“It doesn’t matter how long it takes me to finish, it’s that I finish and I finish from the heart,” she said at the end.
For the 23rd time, Zoe crossed the Central Park finish line on crutches. The 63-year-old author and motivational speaker, who set a world record for the longest marathon finish time in the history of women’s running, has been living with multiple sclerosis since she was 25 and has completed every NYC Marathon since 1987–in last place. In fact, this is a woman who changed my life before I even knew who she was.
Today show host Meredith Vieira has greeted viewers with morning cheer, investigative reports, and interviews for the past 35 years, but behind the scenes of her public career, she has been helping her husband battle with multiple sclerosis (MS). Her … More