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Out of control drug costs

MS drugs are expensive and getting more so every year. However, the problem of out of control drug costs is not limited to just MS drugs. It's a problem that's systemic in US health care. For example, Vertex Pharmaceuticals has developed a new drug for cystic fibrosis which has completed successful clinical trials and is pending FDA approval. Once approved, they expect to sell it for $250,000 to $300,000 / year. Note that this doesn't ...
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The thrill is gone

Chairman of the board B.B. King has died at the age of 89.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/15/entertain ... king-dead/
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abstract accepted!

headed to an international conference to present later this year :)
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Insurance being a poop

Hi, how do you guys deal with your insurance being a giant poop monster? :crazy:
I'm "undiagnosed" by my neurologist who says "it's probably MS we just need to wait for another flare up." (I'm three years into it, but only started pursuing answers last year). Since then I have been tested for, well you know the drill, EVERYTHING. My insurance has just decided I'm pathalogical and ...
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I'm looking for friends

Hi everyone! I live in Russia. I have multiple sclerosis for 9 years. I learn English and I'm looking for friends in different countries. I'll be glad to everyone who would like to talk to me. Add me as a friend and call me with Skype: oleshka454
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C/D = Pi

Pi Day: Circle Your Calendar -- Once-in-a-Century Day Coming This Weekend
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/pi-day ... d=29623233

This Saturday at 9:26 AM and 53 seconds a once in a century event will take place. The date and time will be identical to the first 10 digits of pi.

3.141592653
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Husband is not supportive whatsoever

:cry: Okay so I'm new to this site, and haven't ever posted on any kind of forum before but I don't know what else to do.
I'm 27, married with an almost 3 year old son. My husband and I have been on and off since I was 16, so roughly 11 years. We were married in May 2010, I was diagnosed in August ...
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woot woot!!

just scored a big ass chunk of funding. it's been a long time coming. yessss!!
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Tysabri costs vary dramatically.

Have you found that the costs of Tysabri can vary dramatically , depending on insurance coverage and/or location?
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Lasic eye correction

I've always wanted to get my vision surgically corrected. At the consultation the surgeon said MS precludes me from lasic because I may move during surgery.

Can't they strap me in place? Anyone with MS have lasic done for near sightedness?
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