level the playing field

Disease                      NIH funding          Americans      Annual               
                                    2012                      afflicted           deaths

                                   (in millions)

Alzheimer's                  $498                      5.4 million         83,000
Epilepsy                       $153                      3 million            50,000
Breast Cancer              $712                      200K*               41,000
Parkinson's Disease     $151                     1 million            15,000
Multiple Sclerosis         $121                      400K                  2,400

Help level the playing field. Donate to CURE epilepsy now: http://www.calvinscure.com

Statistics from the Center for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health.
*Annual new cases of invasive breast cancer, equal to the number of new epilepsy cases.


  1. I'm going to post this tomorrow on my blog and hopefully direct some funds to your fundraiser! At the very least, spread the word --

  2. Makes me want to vomit. So sorry that I can't be at your fundraiser, Christy. Good luck with everything!