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2013-05-14 12:30:59

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Walk, Purple Bus with Interactive Experience, and Education Events Taking Place in New York City NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Lupus Awareness Month, the Lupus Foundation of America is hosting a number of programs throughout New York City where New Yorkers can join the efforts to raise awareness of lupus and solve the cruel mystery of the disease. Lupus is a mysterious and devastating autoimmune disease that ravages...

2013-05-13 23:03:28

May is Lupus Awareness Month, put on purple May 17 Belleville, Ill (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Clusters of purple T-shirts are moving in unison across the United States during Lupus Awareness Month in May. They are worn by individuals committed to raising awareness of what they consider one of the cruelest, most mysterious diseases on earth. Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services,...

2013-05-09 20:24:12

May 10 is World Lupus Day WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America and lupus organizations around the globe are rallying together on May 10, World Lupus Day, to urge action and raise awareness of lupus, a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure. Watch and share this video about how lupus affects nearly five million people worldwide. (Logo:...

2013-05-08 12:28:51

America's largest lupus walk program raises funds for lupus research and education programs in Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 600 Arizona residents who are living with the disease lupus and their families and friends joined the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event at Chaparral Park this past weekend to raise money for lupus research and education programs, increase awareness of the devastating autoimmune disease and...

2013-05-01 08:32:19

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Nationwide Efforts Underway to Solve the 'Cruel Mystery' WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America is calling on all Americans to join the fight against lupus this May during Lupus Awareness Month and take action to help expand lupus research efforts. Lupus is a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause and no known cure. (Logo:...

2013-04-11 16:25:14

Prominent New York Philanthropists Raise Over a Quarter of a Million Dollars at S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's 5th Annual NY Bag Ladies Luncheon NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 leaders in New York's fashion, philanthropic and lupus communities raised nearly $300,000 for the fight against lupus at S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's fifth annual New York Bag Ladies Luncheon. The support of the fashion industry with donations of over 150 handbags from 50 top designers seems...

2013-04-10 12:27:56

America's largest lupus walk program takes place in Chaparral Park in Scottsdale on Saturday, April 27, 2013 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will host its first Walk To End Lupus Now(TM )event in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Chaparral Park (check in at 8 a.m.; Walk starts at 9 a.m.). The Walk to End Lupus Now events are held in more than 60 cities across the country, making it the largest lupus walk...

2013-04-10 12:27:35

Most Americans Know Little to Nothing About Lupus; Tour Bus with Interactive Experience of Lupus Is Making Multiple Stops in Detroit to Raise Awareness DETROIT, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit area residents are invited to hop on-board the Lupus Foundation of America's 45-foot purple bus April 11-13 to learn about lupus, a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause and no known cure. The Help Us Solve the Cruel...

2013-04-03 12:30:04

Most Americans Know Little to Nothing about Lupus; Tour Bus with Interactive Experience of Lupus Is Making Multiple Stops in Cincinnati to Raise Awareness CINCINNATI, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cincinnati residents are invited to hop on-board the Lupus Foundation of America's 45-foot purple tour bus April 4-6 to learn about lupus, a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause or and no known cure. The Help Us Solve the...

2013-03-21 20:23:13

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sandra C. Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Lupus Foundation of America has issued the following statement regarding the passage today of legislation that funds federal government operations through the end of the fiscal year: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/DC11393LOGO ) "The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for funding vital lupus research and education programs by passing The...