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General News | Oct. 24, 2016

Announcing the Cut it Out Challenge: A Crowdfunding Campaign for Lupus

The LFA has launched a Crowdrise campaign to draw attention to the sacrifices people with lupus are forced to make.

Blog | Oct. 13, 2016

Infection Prevention is in Your Hands

Knowing how to wash your hands properly and knowing when to wash your hands is key to avoiding infections for people with lupus.

Blog | Oct. 04, 2016

When Flares Happen

Reports that Toni Braxton was hospitalized for complications from lupus are a reminder that people with lupus experience disease flares that can be triggered by environmental factors like stress or exhaustion.

Blog | Sep. 26, 2016

Know the signs: Mental health issues in children and teens with lupus

Pay attention to these warning signs which can indicate the need for help.