MS

via BlackDoctor: Although multiple sclerosis (MS) is more likely to be diagnosed in adults between the ages of 20 and 40, children can also develop the autoimmune disease. According to a recent study, between 8,000 and 10,000 children under the age of 18 are diagnosed with MS each year, and many more could be living […]

via BlackDoctor: At age 27, Deborah Grison was in the prime of her life; pursuing the ultimate goal of becoming Dr. Grison. That was in 2000. By 2002, something was terribly wrong. Unexplained inflamed pain began in her hands, rendering her unable to write or type for two months. All of this during graduate school. […]

Grammy Award-Nominee, Billboard Music Award-Nominee, and Stellar Award-Winner, Jekalyn Carr, is in the throes of preparing for her second live recording, which will take place on June 22nd. The recording will take place at Brown Baptist Church in Southaven, MS, which is just a stone’s throw away from her native hometown of Memphis, TN. ONE […]

You may recognize her from her duet with Michael Jackson, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,” and for her work with various recording artists including Quincy Jones, Tevin Campbell, Madonna, Jennifer Hudson and more. Recently, Garrett announced at the Race To Erase MS event that she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a secret she’s kept […]

When you’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, all sorts of questions and concerns start racing through your mind: “Am I going to be bound to a wheelchair for the rest of my life?” “Will I no longer be able to do the activities I love?” These are very legitimate concerns and you may even feel […]

Former talk show host Montel Williams doesn’t just have multiple sclerosis (MS), he is LIVING with MS. The health advocate has successfully managed the chronic disease for over a decade and staved off its crippling effects. “Instead of letting MS control my life, I work to control my disease with healthy eating, exercise and [medication] […]

Singer Tamia collaborated with Brandy, Chaka Khan, and Gladys Knight on the song “Missing You”. It was part of the soundtrack for the movie “Set It Off”. This single also received a Grammy Nomination. From there she went on to make several albums, got married to NBA star Grant Hill and had children.  She was living […]

When you’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, all sorts of questions and concerns start racing through your mind: “Am I going to be bound to a wheelchair for the rest of my life?” “Will I no longer be able to do the activities I love?” These are very legitimate concerns and you may even feel […]

As a professional dancer and choreographer, Brandee Evans has worked with notables like Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Ledisi, Kelly Rowland, Snoop Dogg, and Katy Perry to name a few. Brandee dances like nobody’s business and she does it all while rocking a fierce pair of six-inch pumps! What’s even more impressive is the former assistant […]

Vanessa Bell Armstrong takes a photograph with her ailing son Terence before he passed away Dec. 4, 2014 (Credit: Instagram) Article By Seth Hamilton:: EEW Magazine News Reporter (EEW Magazine) Seven-time GRAMMY® nominee and Gospel Hall of Famer Vanessa Bell Armstrong, 61, is sending heartfelt thanks to her supporters as she mourns the recent loss […]

If you find yourself crying or laughing uncontrollably, you are not alone. Although most people have never heard of pseudobulbar affect (PBA), it’s estimated that two million Americans are suffering from this neurologic condition. Ten percent of these are people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) Often misdiagnosed as clinical depression, PBA is a neurologic disorder […]

Chris Wright, the 23-year-old guard, made history when he signed on with the Dallas Mavericks as the first player in the NBA with multiple sclerosis last month. Although he was later waived by the team, the budding guard spoke to The Christian Post about God blessing him through adversity. Wright was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis last […]