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Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Excited About Funding Increases? Not So fast.

Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. While this funding brings some good news in the fight against lupus, the Act only restores some of the money to the NIH that was previously cut through the automatic spending reductions (sequestration).

Blog | Feb. 12, 2014

Walk to End Lupus Now - February and March

Springs walks are starting soon! Join us at one of our events this February and March.

Blog | Feb. 05, 2014

Efforts Underway to Expand Racial and Ethnic Inclusion in Future Lupus Research Studies

Information about burden of disease and quality of life will help guide policy, program and investment decisions to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

Blog | Feb. 04, 2014

The Kassel Family Steps Up and Makes a Big Difference

In 2011, Bonnie and Todd Kassel learned their 12-year-old daughter Taylor was diagnosed with lupus nephritis. Their angst transformed into lupus awareness, advocacy and action. Read more.

Blog | Jan. 22, 2014

Sharing a Marketplace Experience

Candice Erickson and her family now qualify for a better health insurance policy through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Learn how Candice Erickson and her family are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act.

Blog | Jan. 21, 2014

Scrapbooking Strengthens My Spirits

Newly retired P.E. teacher, Janice Wolfe-Easley, found solace in scrapbooking. Learn more about Janice’s story and how scrapbooking keeps her in high spirits.

Blog | Jan. 14, 2014

Congress Recognizes the Importance of Lupus Research and Programs

What a way to kick off 2014! Last night, the House and Senate appropriators unveiled the Omnibus Appropriations bill. Thanks to the ongoing advocacy work by the Lupus Foundation of America and our network of activists and supporters, the news for lupus could not be better.

Blog | Jan. 07, 2014

We Just Enrolled in Obamacare

Erin Kotecki Vest, blogger and a lupus activist from Los Angeles, discusses why she and her family decided to enroll in Obamacare and how it has benefited her life living with lupus.