More MS news articles for May 2001

New Discoveries in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment To Be Focus of Live HealthTalk Interactive(R) Webcast

Tuesday May 29  7:49pm
Source: PR Newswire

SEATTLE, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent advances in multiple sclerosis treatment are the focus of a live program on Thursday, June 14, 2001, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., PT (9:30 to 11:30 p.m. ET) broadcast over the Internet and toll-free telephone lines by HealthTalk Interactive(R) at This free program, "Beyond Tomorrow: Multiple Sclerosis and Your Future," also addresses the latest approaches for managing medication side effects, strategies for making the most out of treatment and living a fuller life with MS.

Advance registration is required. For more information and to register call 877-890-6449. To register online, or to submit a question in advance by e-mail, visit . Don't miss this unique opportunity to get your questions answered by leading experts!

Panelists will include MS specialists George Kraft, M.D., director of the Western MS Center at the University of Washington Medical Center, and Jack Burks, M.D., neurologist and president of the MS Alliance. They will be joined by patient advocate Eve Cushing-Beyer, R.N., and moderator Brenda Snow, both of whom have been living with MS for many years.

This program is produced by HealthTalk Interactive(R) in cooperation with the University of Washington Medical Center, the Washington Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Multiple Sclerosis Association of King County, and supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Berlex Laboratories, Inc.

HealthTalk Interactive(R), Inc (HTI) is a multi-channel communications company providing in-depth interactive information and support to people with long-term, chronic conditions. HealthTalk Interactive's patient information Web site ( features unique disease-focused networks for many health conditions including multiple sclerosis, asthma, diabetes, arthritis and women's health. Thousands of people each day visit the site for interactive multi-media programs featuring leading physicians, researchers, and experienced patients who provide perspective on each network's health condition and address existing and emerging treatments. HTI also delivers important product-focused information for patients, family members, and healthcare professionals through their RxSite division at

CONTACT: Dashiel Wham of HealthTalk Interactive, Inc., 206-957-0111, or

Source: HealthTalk Interactive, Inc.
Contact: Dashiel Wham of HealthTalk Interactive, Inc., 206-957-0111, or