Explore these health, fitness, and wellness SpotLight Links. Some organizations are fighting to
find cures, promote early detection, and offer support services. Others offer nutritional guidance, fitness
solutions and other preventative approaches to getting and staying healthly.
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy - SMA is a devastating genetic disease that destroys the nerves that control voluntary movement. Children born with SMA may
never crawl, walk, or even lift their head. Donations to FSMA go to finding a treatment and cure for SMA, family support
services, and improving care for all patients.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Allergic asthma is the most common form of asthma, affecting over 50% of the 20 million asthma sufferers.
Over 2.5 million children under age 18 suffer from allergic asthma.
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association - Some of the over 80 autoimmune diseases are lupus, type I diabetes, Hashimoto's Thyroid Disease, celiac, multiple
sclerosis, Crohn's disease, autoimmune hepatitis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation - Malignant mesothelioma (meso) is the story of Americans (exposed to asbestos)
many of whom worked hard to build and defend this country. Each year, approximately three thousand or more Americans
develop this malignant tumor.
BringChange2Mind - 1 in 6 adults and almost 1 in 10 children suffer from a diagnosable
mental illness. Yet, for many, the stigma associated with the illness, can be as great a challenge as the disease itself.
Autism Speaks - The odds of being diagnosed with Autism is 1 in 150
Alzheimer's Association - The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support