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Health and wellness: what are some concrete examples of broad-based prevention and wellness improvements resulting from a celebrity's public battle with a previously stigmatized disease?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Awareness

While no specific disease has been cured or significantly abated from celebrity endorsement, the increased awareness and increased cash inflow for research has been of significant benefit.
Three that come to mind are michael fox for parkinson's, elizabeth taylor for aids and jerry lewis for muscular dystrophy.

In brief: Awareness

While no specific disease has been cured or significantly abated from celebrity endorsement, the increased awareness and increased cash inflow for research has been of significant benefit.
Three that come to mind are michael fox for parkinson's, elizabeth taylor for aids and jerry lewis for muscular dystrophy.
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