Lashundra Jones_SS310_Unit 5 Assignment

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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Lashundra Jones Kaplan University SS310-12 Professor Fournier June 6, 2010 1
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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves (National MS Society.org, 2010). Symptoms may be mild, such as numbness in the limbs, or severe, such as paralysis or loss of vision. The progress, severity, and specific symptoms of MS are unpredictable and vary from one person to another. While the cause (etiology) of MS is still not known, scientists believe that a combination of several factors may be involved. There are on going studies in immunology, genetics and epidemiology to determine the link between them and Multiple Sclerosis. The Multiple Sclerosis Society is a non-profit organization and it targets the hunting issue of finding the cure for individuals suffering from MS. As well educating them and their families on how to live and move forward with the disease. I chose this group because of one of my close friends in high school. He is no longer with us but because of his spirits and his willingness not to quit made me a stronger person. Though at times he could barely make it, it was Dominique that always saw the brighter side to a situation and told me to always keep my chin up. We went to many charity events when
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