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April Hester: Seeking new challenges with MS

April Hester: Seeking new challenges with MS

Multiple sclerosis won’t stop April Hester from going the distance – literally. She and her husband have embraced exercise as an outlet to improve symptoms and quality of life, largely through hiking. After having hiked the Palmetto Trail in South Carolina three times, they now plan to hike the entire Appalachian Trail.

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Selma Blair goes public with her stem-cell transplant

Selma Blair goes public with her stem-cell transplant

From popular Instagram posts to the cover of People magazine, actress Selma Blair has become the face of multiple sclerosis in America this year. Her public profile emphasizes her glamour, her grit, and something else – a drastic, expensive and potentially dangerous stem-cell treatment that “reboots” the immune system. Now, neurologists are getting questions about the procedure she’s undergoing, and patients are learning that it can have dramatic impact but isn’t appropriate for many patients.

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Susan Zurndorfer: Thriving Despite MS

Susan Zurndorfer: Thriving Despite MS

For the last 20 years, Susan Zurndorfer has grappled with progressive MS. Despite the challenges, she lives a full life and credits her ability to activity, a positive attitude, and collaborative treatment at her MS center.

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