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Our quarterly electronic newsletter is e-mailed directly to Veterans with MS every three months, with issues coming out on the 1st of March, June, September, and December. The newsletter e-mails will come from "". If you would like to receive our electronic newsletter, please click on the button below.

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Archived Electronic Issues

Fall 2021

Summer 2021

Spring 2021

Archived Print Issues

Fall 2020

  • Accepting Life's Changes (Michael Whittaker -- Long Beach, CA)
  • Imaging Neurodegeneration in MS
  • Mindfulness Strategies for Healthy Living
  • New Drugs in the Pipeline for MS
  • Bowel Management in MS

Spring 2020

  • Activity Keeps My Mind & Body Fluid (Tina Messmer -- Lakewood, WA)
  • New Drug For Possible Treatment of MS
  • Steroids For MS Relapses: Pills or IV?
  • MS-Related Fatigue: Swimming In a Fur Coat
  • Adaptive Movement for Improved Wellbeing 

Fall 2019

  • All Who Wonder Are Not Lost (Stephanie Hartzell -- Portland, OR)
  • MS Research Updates
  • New DMT for MS: Siponimod
  • Smoking and MS
  • Coping Strategies for People with MS

Spring 2019

  • Life is a Journey... Savor the Moments (Dave Peterson -- State of Washington)
  • National MS Society and VA Alliance
  • New DMTs for MS in the Pipeline
  • Number of People in the US with MS
  • Whole Health Comes to VA
  • How to Handle the Heat

Fall 2018

  • Life is What You Make It! (Matthew McCullor -- Bellevue, NE)
  • Vascular Disease Risk Factors and MS
  • Staying Well with MS
  • That Part of You That is Sexual
  • MS DMT Generics and Biosimilars

Spring 2018

  • Do It Yourself! (Kevin Byrne -- Portland, OR)
  • Research: Military Cohorts and Big Data
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Depression and Anxiety
  • Social Security Disability
  • Successfully Managing Pain in MS

Fall 2017

  • I Am Not My MS! (Lia 'Lisa' Coryell -- La Crosse, WI)
  • Improving Fatigue and Depression
  • Get Out and Play!
  • Ocrelizumab
  • Communication Matters: Self-Advocacy

Spring 2017

  • Finding the Strength to Fight Back (Kenneth Johnson -- Los Angeles, CA)
  • Are Bladder Problems Tied to Falls in MS?
  • MS Medications: Decisions and Discussions
  • Resilience: Addressing the Challenges of MS
  • Volunteer for the Million Veteran Program

Fall 2016

  • Community Matters (Suzanne O'Connell -- Floyd, VA)
  • VA Research Study: Lipoic Acid and Secondary Progressive MS
  • Daclizumab: A New Medication for MS
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • There's No Place Like My Home

Spring 2016

  • The Brighter Side of Life (Dawn Rittmeyer -- Winnebago, IL)
  • Integrative Health and Wellness
  • Estriol for MS?
  • Living Your Best Life with MS
  • Swallowing, Speaking, and Thinking