Wednesday, September 13, 2006

National Reye's Syndrome Week

September 17th-23rd

National Reye's Syndrome WeekNational Reye's Syndrome WeekReye's Syndrome, a deadly disease, strikes swiftly and can attack any child or adult without warning. All body organs are affected, with the liver and brain suffering most seriously. While the cause and cure remain unknown, research has established a link between Reye’s Syndrome and the use of aspirin and other salicylate-containing medications. In 1974, the National Reye's Syndrome Foundation was incorporated, becoming the first citizen group to generate a concerted, organized lay movement to eradicate Reye's Syndrome.

Read more about the... National Reye's Syndrome Foundation


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