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  • Local woman living with MS tells her story Play Video

    August 8, 2014 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jennifer Cope says she was shocked but determined when she first found out she had Multiple Sclerosis (MS) back in 2011. "I'm not going to let this get the best of me," Cope recollected. "I will overcome this, somehow in my life, but I'm not going... more »
  • Dat's How We Roll: Cycling for MS Play Video

    August 8, 2014 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dat's How We Roll is a two-day cycling ride across 150 miles to raise funds and awareness for the National MS Society. The ride starts on October 4th at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. Participants will pedal all the way Percy Quin St. Park in McComb,... more »
  • Walk MS in Downtown Baton Rouge

    March 28, 2014 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An event to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research will be in Downtown Baton Rouge this Saturday morning. "Walk MS" is hosted by the National MS Society. According to the society's website , the event has already raised more then $85,000 and has more then 700... more »
  • Patients dealing with MS excited about new drug Play Video

    April 5, 2013 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tecfidera is already showing up in medicine cabinets despite the fact it was just approved by the FDA last week. The drug is designed to reduce the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that disrupts the communication between the brain and other parts of the... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 1, 2013 Play Video

    February 1, 2013 2:39 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 1, 2013 - People are going red in February for heart month, to make sure you stay heart healthy and know the signs of heart disease. There are "Go Red" events all over the country, including in... more »
  • Health stories for Jan. 31, 2013 Play Video

    January 31, 2013 2:40 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Jan. 31, 2013 - Researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge are taking a skeptical look at some popular weight loss myths, which they believe can lead to bad policy changes and public health recommendations. ... more »
  • Gleason shows high-tech controls at ALS, MS home

    January 17, 2013 3:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saints special teams standout Steve Gleason says that until there's a cure for his paralyzing disease, technology is the cure. He showed off some of that technology Thursday at a residence he's creating for up to 18 people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or multiple... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 24

    February 24, 2010 5:42 PM

    How weight triggers inflammation in the body, a new drug for multiple sclerosis patients, and how to gauge long life are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 10

    February 10, 2010 5:36 PM

    Shorter courses of radiation treatment for breast cancer, risks associated with the antidepressant Paxil, and the benefits of drinking milk during pregnancy are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »

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