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MS Activist John Platt Featured in Everyday Health

December 23, 2015

MS activist John Platt was featured as a guest contributor to Everyday Health in a blog post titled, "How Hitting the Reply Button Made Me an MS Advocate." In the blog John urges fellow readers to allow their voices to be heard:

"I have learned through these experiences that my voice can be heard. All of these opportunities and my contributions to the MS community began with pressing a reply button. For me, the reply button represents my first step in owning and sharing my multiple sclerosis in hopes that someday, someone will hear these three words: You are cured."

Read more about John's journey and the important of advocacy work on Everyday Health.

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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