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Lupus Awareness Month: Making Lupus Visible

By Amy Ondr, President & CEO, Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter  

May is Lupus Awareness Month! It’s an opportunity for the lupus community to join together across the country to raise funds and awareness of the physical, emotional, and economic impact of lupus.

Lupus is considered an invisible illness. A person living with the condition can appear perfectly healthy despite battling many internal issues, such as debilitating pain, extreme fatigue, hair loss, cognitive issues, […]

By |May 24th, 2021|Featured, Health|

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Navigating Work After Cancer: Free Cancer and Careers Events

By Nicole Franklin, Senior Manager of Programs at Cancer and Careers

The mission of Cancer and Careers is to empower and educate people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. In addition to patients and survivors, CAC educates healthcare professionals, […]

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Consistency & Community Matters: Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Maureen Cunningham, Executive Director of Brain Injury Association of Missouri

Life can be like a four-legged stool for brain injury survivors and their network of family and friends, care providers and community resources. The severe injury affects each leg of the stool. There is stability when all four legs […]

Friday – Free Cancer and Careers Midwest Conference Explores Work, Treatment and Recovery

Balancing cancer treatment and recovery with employment can be challenging. Allsup is proud to join Cancer and Careers as a patron sponsor of the eighth annual Midwest Conference on Work & Cancer, Friday, March 26.

This free, daylong virtual event will touch on a number of vital topics, including […]

Allsup Helps Coronavirus Long-haulers With SSDI

Many people believe a long-hauler is a long-distance traveler or a company that specializes in transporting goods over long distances.

After the onset of COVID-19, the term also is being used for someone who survived the coronavirus but still experiences debilitating symptoms months later.

A recent NPR article profiled a […]

By |March 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , |

How Will You Show Your Stripes In 30 Days?

Join NORD in Spreading Awareness for Rare Disease Day®, Feb. 28

Even with the world acutely aware of public health matters in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are millions in the U.S. and around the globe living with rare diseases that are largely unknown to the public. Rare Disease Day 2021 is approaching, […]

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