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US Blacks, Hispanics Less Likely to Get Neurological Care in Doctor’s Offices and Clinics

African- and Hispanic-Americans are less likely than whites to receive care for neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis in a doctor’s office or clinic, according to a study. Many of them end up in a hospital emergency room after failing to obtain treatment that could have helped them avoid an emergency, researchers said. Show More Summary

Real-world Spanish Study Confirms Gilenya’s Ability to Reduce Multiple Sclerosis Relapses

A real-world medical-facilities setting has confirmed clinical trial findings that Gilenya (fingolimod) can reduce multiple sclerosis relapses, according to a Spanish study published in Plos One. Gilenya, developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, was the first oral disease-modifying therapy to obtain U.S. Show More Summary

Congress has Good News for LGBT and People Living with HIV

The latest ongressional budget deal has good news for LGBT and people living with HIV. The GOP health care bill does not.

"I'm tired," I Said

We arrived at a hotel, after two calls to confirm our accessible room, to be given a room that was not accessible. You can picture all that ensues, I just can't write that story again. We eventually find another hotel, load the car and drive over. Show More Summary

Trump, The Doctor and the Vaccine Scandal Part 2 "I Don't Talk To Fake News"

By Anne Dachel Part Two Cathy Newman's two part series on vaccines was really a witch hunt. This was not investigative reporting; Wakefield was demonized, autism as a devastating condition is never addressed—in fact, Newman made Dr. Krigsman, who works...

New from Livongo: Unlimited Test Strips and Coaching for $49.99 Per Month

This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Ben Pallant and Adam Brown New Livongo Family Care Plan available without a prescription or insurance Last week, Livongo announced the launch...Show More Summary

Tips for Managing the MS Hug

In this newlifeoutlook video, Sebastian talks about a common symptom associated with multiple sclerosis: the MS hug. An MS hug is when a patient feels a tight, constricting pressure around their chest. It can last for a few seconds or as long as several hours. Show More Summary

Trump, The Doctor, Vaccine Scandal and Media Bias on Both Sides of the Pond

By Anne Dachel One thing I’ve never heard ANY JOURNALIST say to either Robert Kennedy, Jr. or Andrew Wakefield: “I read your book, and I wanted to have you clarify …? What did you mean when you wrote…?” That goes...

Italian Government Invokes Emergency Powers To Inflict Vaccine Mandates

By Pietro Monari Age of Autism is grateful to Pietro for sending in important background to this power abuse. Friday the government passed a bill (yes, the government and NOT the parliament. The government can do that in conditions of...

Doctors urge FDA to tighten regulations on 'filtered' cigarettes

(MediaSource) While the overall rate of lung cancer continues to decline in the United States, one form of the disease often found in the outer areas of the lungs continues to climb -- and experts think they know why.

Show-down in Ireland over Gardasil

By John Stone A video from the VaXxed team highlights the controversy involving two of the Republic of Ireland’s most prominent citizens, the veteran philanthropist Jonathan Irwin and the country’s most ambitious young politician, Simon Harris – who at the...

How to Get Into a Positive Diabetes and Exercise Cycle

“Positive diabetes and exercise cycle” is a reference to the way that exercise helps us manage diabetes and managing diabetes helps us exercise. For a person with any types of diabetes, one of the hardest parts about exercising is that it is difficult to do if our blood sugar levels are not in an ideal […]

The Man-Pleaser: Spaghetti Squash and Sausage

“Bacon Bits are like the Fairy Dust of the Food Community.”  Jim Gaffigan. So True. Everything may actually be better with bacon. Some even call it “Meat Candy.”  I don’t know about that one, but I do know that some bacon will make my hubby eat things he would otherwise turn his nose up to. […]

Directly observed therapy for multidrug-resistant TB decreases mortality

(American Thoracic Society) Directly observed therapy (DOT) for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) was associated with a 77 percent decrease in mortality in the United States, compared to self-administered therapy from 1993 to 2013, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.

I Tried Stand-Up Paddleboard Meditation and Didn't Think It Was BS

I was skeptical at first, but stand-up paddleboard meditation turned out to be a really blissful and relaxing experience.

When Grandparents Visit With Autism

Kim's Dad with Bella in 2010 By Cathy Jameson My parents bless us in so many ways. From spiritual support in the form of prayers, to physical support when they visit, I appreciate every single thought, prayer, and extra hand...

life anyway

Photo Description: A bra made of crayons decorate a crayon box with large crayons, the quote "Broken crayons still color" is written just beside a broken crayon. We were wandering through the mall in Salisbury when we came upon an exhibit of artwork done by various companies or artisans all which feature a bra incorporated into the work. Show More Summary

Olympian Michelle Carter's Weekly Routine Sounds Pretty Exhausting

Michelle Carter, the gold medal-winning shot putter keeps herself busy with training, competitions, starting a new makeup line, and volunteering. Read more.

You’ve Gotten Your Lab Results… Now What?

By Jenn Houchins Just last week I saw my endocrinologist. At this visit, it just happened to be that time of year. The time where they do all the laboratory tests to see if there are any issues that may be lurking just under the surface. Flying under my symptom radar so to speak. And […]

I Tried the ‘Grits’ Blackhead Removal Hack That's All Over Reddit

I consulted a dermatologist about the 'grits' craze that is taking over Reddit and social media. Is this method effective or a DIY hoax?

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