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Multiple Sclerosis vs. California's Stem Cell Agency: Disease-a-Week Challenge No.15

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.31.2015 | Science
Don C. Reed

How long will it be before people with MS get well? No way to know. But there is funding for the research. Because California voters said YES to Proposition 71, the Stem Cells for Research and Cures Act, we have a chance to defeat Multiple Sclerosis.

Driven to Heal: One Man's Road From Diagnosis to a Vibrant Life

Elan Barnehama | Posted 06.03.2015 | Books
Elan Barnehama

In 1997 Jon Chandonnet was set to receive his Master's Degree from MIT and begin a job with a promising tech startup. He was disciplined, focused, ex...

Shahien Nasiripour

Here's The Biggest Big Bank Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

Some of the biggest U.S. banks think they’d fare much better in a severe economic downturn than the Federal Reserve forecasts. Their executives and ...

Two Ways Yoga Can Help Benefit Multiple Sclerosis

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

March has been proclaimed Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, spotlighting MS awareness, support and resources. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic...

How Some of London's Biggest Fashion Bloggers Get Ready for the Party Season (VIDEOS)

Crane.tv | Posted 02.22.2015 | Style
Crane.tv

Despite the festive season coming around again every year and there being countless occasions throughout the year to dress up and attend great parties, it does seem like party season always tends to sneak up on you and catch you in a moment of unpreparedness.

One Down, 999 Still to Go: Building a Better Approach to Business

Pioneers for Change | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Pioneers for Change

By Mike Barry I have a very simple vision for my career: to change 1,000 companies for the better -- seven simple words that encapsulate a whole ga...

How Giving Back Helps This Man Take Charge Of His Illness

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact

When Randy Stein was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he was far from surprised. After experiencing numbness in his hands for years, and later s...

One Couple's Silver Lining After A Devastating Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living

There's nothing quite like a serious diagnosis to inspire a person to rethink the way they're living. When Dennis Anfuso's wife Linda was told by h...

4 Reasons I Give Thanks for My MS Diagnosis This Thanksgiving

Mary Joan Cunningham | Posted 01.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Joan Cunningham

Many of us living with MS feel this exhaustion and thus feel defeated. I chose not to accept defeat, but to just. stop. exhausting. myself.

Inhale Love; Exhale Gratitude

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 01.25.2015 | Good News
Linda Noble Topf

Gratitude reminds us to find our happiness in everything -- in exceptional things, in mundane things, in good things, in so-so things and even in terrible things.

MS and Sex

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

What was so interesting was although there are various urological issues associated with multiple sclerosis, there are specific sexual problems that go hand in hand with deeply troubling urological issues. Most men with MS will experience a urological issue, many of them sexual.

Living in Our Heads

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

I have been hit by optic neuritis a handful of times in the last six years. Decades of relative visual stability after a rocky start to my MS journey had lulled me into the silly assumption that I had won the battle and beaten back the neurological invader.

Is This Why Multiple Sclerosis Is More Common In Women?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

A new study may provide some clues about why multiple sclerosis is more common in women, after researchers were able to pinpoint a difference in the b...

Frail

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

Those with debilitating illnesses, hardly just MS, fight the battle for self-esteem. Our physical failures challenge our ability to get by each day. That chisels away our pride at who we are and what we do, no matter the arena

Beginnings

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

Only 20 patients had been tapped for this spectacular opportunity. My stem cell infusion took place in New York City on a recent frigid winter day, inaugurating the study. I knew a long, thin needle would be inserted into my spinal column and the cells released. I was ready.

Spring/Summer 2014 Styled By Fashion Experts

Crane.tv | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Fashion bloggers and stylists are normally most comfortable working alone, but on this occasion they joined forces, stepping away from their collectiv...

A Diminished Man

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 03.22.2014 | Fifty
Richard M. Cohen

Hanging on to self-esteem becomes the endless struggle for those who know sickness.

WATCH: Richard Cohen's Multiple Sclerosis Didn't Make Him A Victim

Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Richard Cohen was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1973, he had plenty reasons to feel like a victim, but he never allowed it. Cohen wrote...

Lessons From My Father

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

When I lament that I no longer can hike or climb or throw or even walk, sometimes I am able to look at my grown children and appreciate what I gave them as they grew into their success. I was there for them. My old man would be proud.

A Mother's Resilient Heart

Michelle Renee | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Michelle Renee

Every parent who has a child with a life altering disease probably get's exactly what a moment like that feels like. But here is what I know now. I know that in those moments cleansing is happening in my soul. I know now that purging all that could have been or what I thought would be is actually a good thing.

NASCAR Star Reveals Shocking Medical Diagnosis

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne says he has multiple sclerosis. he does not expect the diagnosis to impact his ...

PHOTOS: Twiggy Proves You Can Rock Leather At 64

Posted 10.22.2013 | Style

For Twiggy, the "swinging '60s" isn't a long-forgotten decade -- it's an entire lifestyle. The vivacious 64-year-old model has just released her lates...

My Friend's 'Living Wake'

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Victoria Oldridge

Here was someone speaking about her life-and-death battle, while her concern rested on the happiness of the guests at her impending wake. At her "celebration" there were no speeches and no tears, only quality one-on-one time.

Teen Attacker: "What's Your Last Words Before You Die?"

AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- A Pittsburgh 15-year-old choked his physically disabled best friend over a girl and beat him until he was unconscious, then pushed his b...

This Future Blood Test Could Track MS

Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato A blood test could one day provide a fast, inexpensive way for multiple sclerosis patients to assess the effectiven...