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Sjogrens Syndrome

How to Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The immune system is your body's first line of defense against illness. It sends out cells to destroy invaders like bacteria and viruses. But for some people, this system turns on them, attacking healthy tissues and organs.

Why I Care So Much About the Impact of Cancer... My Story

Ann Fry | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ann Fry

People wonder why I'm a radical advocate for helping people with cancer (or major illness) at work. I often write about corporate responsibility, but I don't often write about what prompted me to do so. You might wonder -- what is it with this woman that she keeps talking about this?

New Findings On Why Sjögren's Syndrome Develops

Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 07/24/2013 08:34 PM EDT on LiveScience A rare condition called Sjögren’s syndrome, which causes...

Explained: What Are Autoimmune Diseases?

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 11.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel P. Malito

It seems that while more and more people are being diagnosed with autoimmune illnesses, there is still a huge lack of understanding and awareness of this plethora of diseases.

Sjogren's Syndrome: What Is It?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Venus Williams announced her withdrawal from the U.S. Open yesterday, citing her recent diagnosis with Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease that ...

Rare Disease Forces Venus Williams Out Of U.S. Open

Posted 11.01.2011 | Black Voices

Venus Williams is out for U.S. Open following a recent diagnosis of Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain and exhaustion. T...