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Blog | Oct. 21, 2014

Guest Blog: Wishing Invisible Illness Was Imaginary

Cindy Coney talks about how living with a disease that most people can't see is a mixed blessing and dealing with the common statement, "but you don't look sick?"

Blog | Oct. 15, 2014

Fundraise Your Way

Although actor Ian Harding is best known for his role as Ezra Fitz on the ABC Family’s hit television show, Pretty Little Liars, he is also an ardent advocate for the Lupus Foundation of America. Learn how he has supported the Foundation through fundraising efforts and how you can join him.

Blog | Oct. 10, 2014

The View: Nick Cannon and Whoopi Goldberg

Nick Cannon and Whoopi Goldberg speak about lupus on The View on Thursday, October 9.

Blog | Oct. 09, 2014

Dictionary Day

When talking about lupus, medical professionals, researchers and lupus advocates sometimes use jargon that others may not fully understand. Here is a list of common words and phrases that we hope will help all people affected by lupus.

Blog | Oct. 07, 2014

A Family Devoted to Awareness

Last year, while living in Puerto Rico, 14-year-old Amarissa Mauricio and her family had their lives turned upside down when she began to experience an onslaught of symptoms including fevers, skin rash, infection and joint pain so extreme she was unable to walk.

Blog | Sep. 23, 2014

Living an Active Life Despite Lupus

Jewel, a young woman who enjoys living an adventurous and active lifestyle, shares her story on how she has been able to continue her active life despite lupus.

Blog | Sep. 23, 2014

Flu 101: Vital Qs & As about the Flu

As summer draws to a close and the cooler months creep in, flu season is right around the corner. It is important to take preventative measures to protect yourself against the flu. Those with lupus are at increased risk for infections (including the flu); so, for most people, getting a flu shot should be a top priority.

Blog | Sep. 09, 2014

New Partnership to Accelerate Lupus Medicine Development

Increasing funding for lupus research is a top priority for the Lupus Foundation of America. We urge Congress to robustly fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest source of biomedical research (and lupus) funding in the country.