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5th Annual World Lupus Day Philadelphians Take Part In a Global Rally of Support
Date:5/8/2008


PHILADELPHIA, May 8 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO & Thousands of Philadelphians are expected to join the Lupus

WHAT: Foundation of America for an afternoon filled with live

entertainment, information and refreshments to support the need

to raise awareness about lupus. Live music, giveaways, snacks

and information about signs and symptoms, diagnosis and tips to

live better with lupus will be available at no charge to

everyone.

WHY: Although first recognized by medical science in the late 1800s,

public understanding of lupus continues to be below that of other

life-threatening conditions. Lupus is under-recognized as a

global health problem by the public, health professionals and

governments, driving the need for greater awareness. Early

detection, diagnosis and treatment of lupus can help to slow the

debilitating effects of the disease. Improving awareness of

lupus symptoms will save lives.

WHERE: Philadelphia's LOVE Park 15th and JFK Boulevard

WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2008 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

11:00 AM Comedian, Vinnie Brand, emcee

11:15 AM City of Philadelphia Proclamation

11:30 AM -12:30PM Music by Nasty Habits

11:30 AM-1:30PM Entertainment by J-Hoops, Hula Hoop

expert

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Special Appearance by Sheldon Brown, #24

of the Birds

12: 30 - 1:30 PM Music by Sandy Zio

(Giveaways throughout the day)

MORE: Approximately 20,000 people in southeastern Pennsylvania alone are

INFO: affected by lupus; mostly women, face an unpredictable future as

they struggle daily with the often debilitating health consequences

of lupus, a potentially life-threatening autoimmune disease that

causes the immune system to attack the body's only healthy tissue.

For more information about lupus or programs and services in the

Delaware Valley contact the Lupus Foundation of America in PA, NJ

and DE at 866.517.5070 or http://www.lupus-sepa.org

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS/SUPPORTERS: Wired 96.5, YELP!, Helium Comedy Club, J Hoops and Sheldon Brown. Program is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. NO RAIN DATE!


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