Help the National MS Society reach our goal of 150 co-sponsors on H.R. 1362 before the Congressional August recess begins this Friday! Thanks to the hard work of MS and Parkinson's activists across the country, we have secured 120 co-sponsors to the National MS and Parkinson's Disease Registries Act (H.R. 1362).
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TheNational MS and Parkinson's Disease Registries Act (H.R. 1362), supported by our Congressional MS Caucus and the Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease, would for the first time establish a national coordinated system to collect and analyze data on multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other neurological diseases and disorders.
The last national study on incidence and prevalence rates on MS was conducted in 1975 - a lot has changed in 34 years. These registries will help determine incidence and prevalence rates and lay a foundation for better evaluating and understanding MS issues such as geographic clusters, variance in gender ratio, changes in health care practices, and changes in disease burden.
Take action today to help us reach our goal of 150 co-sponsors on H.R. 1362 before August recess begins this Friday. Meeting this advocacy challenge helps express to House leadership that H.R. 1362 continues to gain support, and we are not losing momentum. It is only with your advocacy that we will continue building support for a national MS registry. Thank you.