Multiple Sclerosis News Today Named One of’s ‘Best MS Blogs of the Year’

Multiple Sclerosis News Today is proud to announce that we’ve been named one of’s best multiple sclerosis blogs of the year. We’d like to thank for acknowledging our efforts, and we’d especially like to thank our columnists for their incredible dedication, courage, service and passion.

Laura Kolaczkowski

Laura is a district activist leader with the National MS Society and recently received a lifetime achievement award from the Ohio Valley Chapter. A keen traveler, Laura has visited 49 states and is looking for ideas for what to do when she finally gets to the final state: Idaho. Laura’s recent Engaging Thoughts columns have covered diverse topics such as looking after caregivers, standing up for patients’ rights, and the benefits of acupuncture for those with MS.

Read Laura’s latest column: Defining Resilience in MS and Ideas on Bouncing Back


Ed Tobias

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1980, Ed continued to work as a broadcast journalist until he retired in 2012. Ed specializes in writing about the latest research and science behind the disease as well as daily life with the disease. Ed’s recent MS Wire columns have included traveling tips for flying with MS, cholesterol medication, cannabis gum, and gun ownership.

Read Ed’s latest column: Would You Share Your Info With an MS App?


Debi Wilson

Debi was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2010 and is a retired admissions and marketing director. Her column Faith of the Mustard Seed looks at the emotional side of having multiple sclerosis as well as the physical side. Topics that she’s recently written about include worrying about the future, relaxations techniques for MS, and how laughter is the best medicine.

Read Debi’s latest column: A Walk in the Park Reminds Me I am Not Alone


  1. G Barnett says:

    Congratulations on a terrific achievement!
    Not surprised that you received this honor. Enjoy and learn so much from this blog. But mostly the veil of isolation is lifted and I know I am not alone. Thank you and keep up the good work!

    • Dianne Roncal, DMD says:

      You are definitely not alone in this, G. Always remember that you have a community here that fights through this battle with you. 🙂

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