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National Epilepsy Awareness Month

 

Imagine having seizures that can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes.  Sometimes you fall to the ground unconscious– staring into space, while your muscles stiffen and twitch.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the month of October, a collaboration of professional medical associations, national public service organizations and government agencies partnering under the rubric of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) are banding together to raise awareness about this most common form of

World Lupus Day

Lupus Awareness Month, which includes World Lupus Day celebrated on May 10th, was established to spread understanding about lupus, as well as to promote research, measures, and treatments to better handle the disease.

Lupus Awareness Month

Famous British musician Seal is known for his soulful music, as well as the scars that mark his features. Though many wonder what the cause is, the true culprit is lupus; specifically, discoid lupus erythematosus, a rare form of the condition.

 

Lupus is a condition where the immune system attacks

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Padma Lakshmi- actress, model, author, and television host- is famous for her beauty and taste. She was also a sufferer of endometriosis. Lakshmi is among many women who have dealt with this medical condition, which often goes undetected for years. With the help of her organization, as well as