The Motivator: Winter/Spring 2014

Cover Story

The Emotional and Psychological Symptoms of MS

By four MS professionals
Symptoms and treatments for depression, anxiety, and PBA are given, along with important information on how these symptoms affect roles and relationships, sexual function, and self image.

Feature Story

Biosimilars: Approval on the Horizon

By Katrina A. Wells
Competitive “biosimilar” drugs may soon be considered for approval.


Up Front

By Douglas G. Franklin
Topics include the ACA as well as the MS Coalition.

Ask the Doctor

By Jack Burks, MD
MSAA’s chief medical officer answers questions sent in by readers.

Program Notes

By Peter Damiri
MSAA’s new Swim for MS online Aquatic Center is featured.

Thoughts about Giving

By Kimberly Goodrich
Measuring impact and “improving lives today!” are discussed.

Stories to Inspire

By Sarah Masino
The stories of three “Why I Swim” participants are highlighted.

Spread the Word

Two books from MSAA’s free Lending Library are featured.