Kim Cantor, Lupus Foundation of America’s Senior Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, discusses the Foundation’s Medicare for Patients RX (MAPRx) Coalition
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Representative Young was a champion for lupus and his outstanding national leadership in advancing biomedical research improved the quality of life for millions of Americans, including people living with lupus and their loved ones.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Medical Research Program announces two new lupus research grant awards, bringing the total DoD funds to date for support of lupus research to $14 million.
New study reinforces need for Patients’ Access to Treatments Act (H.R. 460) to reduce excessive financial burden placed on people with chronic diseases
More than 250 lupus activists from 31 states joined the fight for more lupus research funding.
Senate Appropriations Committee approves a draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Labor-Health and Human Services-Education appropriations bill.
A new medical education curriculum to help medical professionals make early diagnosis of lupus has been unveiled by representatives of The Lupus Initiative in Washington, DC.
A number of Affordable Care Act provisions are helpful to people with lupus. These include banning insurance companies from denying coverage for pre-existing conditions; allowing young people up to age 26 to receive health insurance through a parent’s plan; and eliminating insurance coverage caps.
The Lupus Foundation of America convened on Capitol Hill with the Congressional Lupus Caucus and lupus community partners to share the current state of lupus research.
When Mary and Albert Luciano found out in 2008 that their daughter Erin had lupus, they were determined to learn everything they could about the illness.
People with Lupus Retain Protections Under the Health Care Reform Law.
The Prescription Drug User Fee Act authorizes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to collect an application fee from drug manufacturers for approval of a new drug.
Hollywood phenom Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon finds support through her all-star network of friends and family
Representatives Tom Rooney (R-FL), William Keating (D-MA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Jim Moran (D-VA) announced the formation of a Congressional Lupus Caucus.
By January 1, 2013, 75-watt bulbs will no longer be manufactured for sale in the U.S., followed by 60-watt and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs on January 1, 2014.
The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) Congratulates Trine Jorgensen, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation and I-Cheng Ho, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The approval of Benlysta—the first lupus drug in more than 50 years—ushers in a new era of treatment.
A meeting of key stakeholders from the federal government, industry, and academia will be discussing pediatric rheumatic drug treatments and a consolidated adverse events registry.
Lupus Foundation of America is launching a website, Lupus Voices Across America™, that will allow people with lupus and their supporters to share their stories.
Lupus Foundation of America Holds Thirteenth Annual Advocacy Day.
Advocates from across the country will band together for lupus and urge Members of Congress to support increased federal funding for lupus research, awareness, and education.
2014 Walk to End Lupus Now
April 26, 2014
Be part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™ event — America’s largest lupus walk Register Start a Team Donate
GPC College Forum
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If you live in the Norwich area and would like to meet with others living with lupus, come to our October Support Group meeting this Saturday from 6:30-8:00 pm.
Our 2014 West Hartford Walk to End Lupus Now will be taking place on Sunday, May 18th in West Hartford’s Blue Back Square!
Come out and support lupus awareness at this year's Huffing Off Stuffing 5k Race!
Read about last year's spectacular event.
Learn more about Lupus Awareness Day.