Autoimmune Conditions




Why Covid Hits Some Hard

WHY DOES COVID-19 WREAK SUCH DESTRUCTION on some individuals and not others? Race appears to play a role, as do age and other medical conditions...

Long COVID-19: What Doctors Want You to Know

Approximately 15 percent of those with a COVID-19 infection will develop long COVID. Long COVID is prevalent and more common among females and older individuals.

Lupus and its effects on women

Lupus is a chronic (lifelong) autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. With autoimmune diseases, the body’s immune (defense) system cannot tell the difference between viruses, bacteria, and other germs

Two Simple Ways to Lower Your Risk of Dying in the Hospital

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is not uncommon. Toothbrushing and mobilizing patients can dramatically lower the risk.