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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system that results in gradual reduction of nerve function in the brain, spinal cord, and other important tissues. MS is believed to be an autoimmune disorder, in which a person’s immune system mistakenly targets their own healthy tissues. However, it’s not fully understood what causes this kind of malfunction in the immune system, and it’s usually difficult to predict if a specific person will develop MS in their li