Sunday August 20th 2017

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A painful reminder

A painful reminder

Jeff Donegan endures pain that most people couldn’t fathom. He suffers from a condition so painful–trigeminal neuralgia (TN)–that its nickname is “the suicide disease” because of what it causes some sufferers to do. “It’s the most [Read More]

Opinion: Why won’t the MS Society help people?

Opinion: Why won’t the MS Society help people?

Last night on the news, we heard that the medical profession and the MS Society turned down the “liberation” treatment that is now available to patients with multiple sclerosis. They will not even consider trials, which tells me there is no interest in helping MS people [Read More]

Altona couple prepares for “Liberation” treatment

Altona couple prepares for “Liberation” treatment

It doesn’t sound like a lot to ask. But for 30-year-old James Thiessen even his simple dreams seem out of reach. “I want to be able to play ball with my son longer than five or 10 minutes,” the Altona man said. Diagnosed with the primary processive form of [Read More]

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