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  • Spring 2016 
    Brighter Side of Life (Dawn Rittmeyer--Winnebago, IL)
    Integrative Health and Wellness
    Living Your Best Life with MS
    Swallowing, Speaking, and Thinking
  • Fall 2015
    When There's a Will There's a Way (Edward Robertson--Green Cove Springs, FL)
    Common Sleep Disorders and MS
    Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA): A Champion for Veterans with MS
    Spotlight on Progressive MS
    Tele-rehabilitation: Therapy and Exercise
    Get your flu shot!
  • Spring 2015
    My 70 Years Living with MS (William Stavrakos--Bay Shore, NY)
    The Ouch of MS: Experiencing MS Pain
    How to Beat the Heat
    Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada): A New Treatment for MS
    National MS Society Veteran Outreach
    Stress and MS: Can Meditation Help?
  • Fall 2014
    MS Changed My Life (Jeff Jensen--LaPorte, IN)
    Managing MS Spasticity
    Peginterferon (Plegridy): A New Treatment for MS
    Vaccines and MS: A Practical Guide
    Creating a Support Network
  • Spring 2014
    I am Not My MS (Kim Harrison--Jackson, MS)
    Understanding Your MRI Report
    Update on Vitamin D
    Remyelination: Are We Any Closer?
    Driving and MS 
  • Fall 2013
    Competition Brings Out the Best in Me (Judy Overholt--Myrtle Beach, SC)
    National Veterans Wheelchair Games
    Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies
    Oral Therapies for MS: Tecfidera, Aubagio, Gilenya)
    Understanding Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Spring 2013
    I Have MS, but MS Does Not Have Me (Philip White--St. Louis, MO)
    MS Epidemiology: Gulf War Era Veterans
    Diet and MS: Is There a Relationship?
    Easier Medical Care for Rural Veterans
    Televideo MS Treatment and Management
    What Are My VA Benefits for MS?
  • Fall 2012
    We Keep Going....and Going.... (Michael Sack--Waldorf, MD)
    Stem Cell Therapy
    Improving Lines of Communication
    Optic Neuritis
    VA MS Centers of Excellence 
  • Spring 2012
    A Second Generation Veteran with MS (Charles Kerr--Oklahoma City, OK)
    Home Safety Evaluation
    Understanding Your Medications
    Being Mindful of the Present Moment (Mindfulness Meditation)
    Speech and Swallowing Help
  • Fall 2011
    Never Give Up! (Alberto Manfredi--Ponce, Puerto Rico)
    CCSVI and "Liberation Therapy"
    Social Media: Connecting Virtually
    Research on Smoking Cessation
    Bladder Changes in MS
  • Spring 2011
    Being the Best That I Can Be (Tonia Davis--Salt Lake City, UT)
    Dalfampridine (Amypra) Roll Out
    National MS Awareness Month
    Recognizing and MS Relapse (attack or exacerbation)
    Living Well with MS
  • Fall 2010
    Let the VA Wheelchair Games Begin (Michael Lotocki--River Vale, NJ; Janet Moyer--Zion Grove, PA; Julie Adams, CTRS--Seattle, WA)
    Keep Moving Forward: Avoiding Falls
    Fingolimod (Gilenya) A New Treatment for MS
    Exercise and MS
    Caring for the Caregiver 
  • Spring 2010
    Seeing the Silver Lining (Ivan Nance--Juneau, AK)
    The Clinical Subtypes of MS
    Q&A About Depression
    Get What You Want From the Internet
    CCSVI and the "Liberation Treatment"
    MyHealtheVet: Your Online Medical Record
    What is Research? 
  • Fall 2009
    Living with MS (Dave Anderson--Lake Shore, MN)
    Low Fat Diet: Does it Help MS?
  • Flu and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine
    Let's Talk About Fatigue in MS
    Epstein-Barr Virus
    VA Fisher House--a home away from home for families of Veterans 
  • Spring 2009
    MS in the Company of Others (Mary Stoll--Whidbey Island, WA)
    Understanding Your MRI Report
    Fampridine and MS
    Spotlight on Low Dose Naltrexone
    Keeping Cool When It's Hot Outside
  • Fall 2008
    My Anger with MS (Alan Campbell--Alexandria, VA)
    Intimacy and Sexuality with MS
    Yoga and MS
    Influenza Vaccination and MS
    Trials of Oral DMTs for MS
    Reduce Your Stress
  • Spring 2008
    A Veteran's Journey with MS
    What are My VA Benefits for MS?
    Vitamin D and MS
    Monoclonal Antibody Treatment in MS
    MS and Pain
    Smoking Cessation
  • Spring 2007
    The MS Centers of Excellence
    About MS
    Online VA Services for MS
    Events: Wheelchair Games and Winter Sports Clinic
    CAM Therapies for MS: Fish Oil
    Q&A about VA MS Benefits
    Disease Modifying Therapies (DMTs)

Updated May 2016