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Chad Vaccarino of A Great Big World Reveals He Has MS

June 24, 2014

Chad Vaccarino

All Chad Vaccarino's many fans at the National MS Society want to express our  appreciation and admiration concerning his decision to go public about his MS diagnosis.  His doing so makes a significant difference in building awareness for the disease and helping everyone to understand the importance of MS and supporting research and services that will allow people with MS to live their best lives.  

Each person experiences MS in a unique way and the Society is dedicated to providing people with MS the information they need to maximize their options and develop a disease management strategy with the help of their health care providers that works best for them.

The Society currently funds more wellness-related research than any other MS organization in the world as part of our No Opportunity Wasted research initiative.  Learn more about wellness-related therapies.


About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.


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