Quest Spring 2014

April 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014

Cover Story

Through their partnership with MDA, our nation’s heroic fire fighters save lives even off the clock

The year was 1954. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the White House home, a gallon of gas averaged 22 cents, and the TV show “Father Knows Best” kept Americans captivated with Hollywood’s version of the perfect family. But, as explained in a 1954 article published in The Press-Gazette (Hillsboro, Ohio), no one knew best when it came to treating the estimated 200,000 Americans diagnosed with a “strange ailment” called muscular dystrophy.


MDA’s critical support for people with ALS
Refusing to be defined by his ALS, former NFL player Steve Gleason lives a life rich with purpose


In Focus

Research Updates

Quest Extra

How MDA-supported research to counteract a complement protein and rev up regulatory T cells may improve MG treatment
Back to basics with some accessible cruising tips to help plan an adventure that meets your needs