Having a job means money for household bills, transportation, entertainment and a feeling that we are contributing to society. For many people, it also means access to health insurance. That’s why, when circumstances limit our ability to be productive in the workplace, or force us to stop working altogether, more than a paycheck is lost. Women are particularly vulnerable, especially those with lupus.
Although it is recommended that people with lupus receive most standard vaccinations, no specific recommendations exist with respect to how the new biologic medications may affect the safety and efficacy of these vaccinations. Learn more.
These six women knew little about lupus when they were diagnosed. Not content to keep what they learned to themselves, they became committed to raising awareness of the disease that changed their lives.
August means school is right around the corner. Read the following tips to learn more about what school officials, staff, and teachers need to know about lupus.
We have a magazine full of news and information on its way to you. Here’s a sneak peek inside the Summer 2014 issue of Lupus Now.
The Editor of Lupus Now magazine needs people to interview for the Fall 2014 issue. If pain is affecting your sleep, skin lupus is causing emotional distress, dance helps you stay fit, or if you have a favorite book on coping with illness, we want to hear from you!
Victoria P. Werth, M.D., member of the Lupus Foundation of America Medical-Scientific Advisory Council, talks about current research on new treatments for lupus that affects the skin.
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