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The MS mystery in Syracuse: Why do we have highest rate of multiple sclerosis nationwide?

Medical experts along with Sen. Chuck Schumer are pushing to get to the bottom of a new study that says Central New York has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis, or MS, across the country.  MS is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord. It affects communication between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause permanent damage to nerves, and right now there’s no cure.  While doctors at Upstate Medical Center call it a "medical mystery," there are two factors they believe could play a big role.  Read more....

 

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