Speaking Out: The Health Causes That Celebs Support

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  • 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
  • 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

Star Jones: Heart Disease

Former The View co-host Star Jones has made spreading awareness around heart disease her “life’s work.” After her own diagnosis with the preventable chronic disease and open heart surgery, Jones teamed up with the American Heart Association's GoRedForWomen.org to help women understand that heart disease is not just a man’s problem.  

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