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Socioeconomic Factors' Impact on MS Investigated

News   Feb 25, 2019 | Original Press Release from the University of British Columbia

 
Socioeconomic Factors' Impact on MS Investigated

North Vancouver resident Marilyn Lenzen, who was diagnosed with MS nearly two decades ago, hopes that everyone with MS, regardless of their socioeconomic status, has access to the same lifestyle opportunities to slow the progression of their disease. Credit: Courtesy Marilyn Lenzen

 
 
 

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