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Blog | Jun. 08, 2016

Wig or Without It

Losing your hair can be a scary side effect of lupus. Fortunately, there are many ways to tackle this issue and get back to feeling like yourself!

Blog | Jun. 08, 2016

Sun Protection: Are You Prepared?

Lupus Now® editor Jenny Palter did one thing right and one thing wrong when it comes to sun safety and UV protection. Her story highlights the importance of not getting complacent when it comes to dealing with the symptoms of lupus.

Blog | Jun. 07, 2016

Stacey Kozel: Endless Possibilities

In March, Stacey Kozel set out to trek the estimated 2,200 miles on the Appalachian Trail, all while paralyzed from complications from lupus.

Blog | Apr. 19, 2016

Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon: A Little Miracle for Mother’s Day

Maurissa has lived with lupus for most of her life and thought conceiving a child would never be possible for her and her husband Jed. Read more about their story

Blog | Jun. 02, 2015

Q&A with Dr. Elisabet Svenungsson - Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Lupus Anticoagulant

June 2015 - Dr. Elisabet Svenungsson answered your questions about antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus anticoagulant.

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 | Apr. 15, 2014

How to Prepare for Surgery When you Have Lupus

There are many things that can be done prior to elective surgery, to increase the possibility of a safe outcome.

Blog | Nov. 18, 2013

It’s Not too Late to Quit Smoking

Dawn E. Isherwood, Lupus Foundation of America Health Educator, shares best practices and encouragement to quit smoking.