Speaking Out: The Health Causes That Celebs Support

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  • Putting a Face to a Cause
  • First Lady Michelle Obama: Childhood Obesity
  • Damon Dash: Type 1 Diabetes
  • Holly Robinson Peete: Autism
  • Richard Roundtree: Breast Cancer
  • Toni Braxton: Lupus
  • Tom Joyner: Going to the Doctor
  • Rihanna: Terminally Ill Children
  • Montel Williams: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Kelly Rowland: Fitness
  • Star Jones: Heart Disease
  • President Barack Obama: Health Care
  • Alicia Keys: HIV/AIDS
  • Anthony Anderson: Diabetes
  • Gabrielle Union: Breast Cancer
  • Taye Diggs: Childhood Hunger
  • Michelle Williams: Depression
  • Boris Kodjoe: Spina Bifida
  • Nicole Ari Parker: Getting Black Women to Exercise
  • K. Michelle: Domestic Violence

Putting a Face to a Cause

A-list celebs have a lot on their plate — concerts, red carpet events and the related. Yet there are times when even such busy, high-powered stars lend themselves to important health issues that matter to us. Many share their own experiences with an illness or team up with a campaign to raise our awareness. Read how the stars we love stand up, eliminate stigma and give back to better our health and the health of others. — Kellee Terrell

(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Children's Rights, Barry King/FilmMagic/Getty Images)(Photos from left: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images, Kevin Dietsch /LANDOV, Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images)

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