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'13 French champ Serena Williams loses; Venus, too

...seven-time major champion Venus is no longer big news - a month shy of 34, and slowed by an energy-sapping autoimmune disease, she's lost in the first or second round at eight of her past nine Slams - Serena's departure was shocking...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-29/13-french-champ-serena-williams-loses-
Sports
3 in a million disease doesn't stop one in a million girl

...the blood vessels; it affects the small blood vessels, including the arterioles, capillaries and venules. An autoimmune disease, MPA makes Taylee's immune system attacks her blood vessels. Three in a million are diagnosed with MPA, though...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-05-19/3-million-disease-doesnt-stop-one-m
Neighbors
Sports Shorts

...Championships final in Istanbul last week, is ranked No. 3 in the world. Venus, diagnosed last year with an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue, has struggled with illnesses and injuries in recent months and is ranked No. 24.Steelers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-01/sports-shorts
Sports
The gift of life

...to filter blood on its own for the first time in 13 years. Kahklen lost kidney function in 1991 after Lupus, an autoimmune disease, destroyed it. A previous transplant lasted for two years before slowly failing. Friday, from his recovery bed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091707/loc_20070917013.shtml
News
Plenty of reasons to vote against fluoride

...the important issues at I am especially concerned because for 40 years I have lived with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease. I have been reading scientific reports on the adverse effects of fluoride and autoimmune diseases and believe...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092607/let_20070926031.shtml
Opinion
Friends arranging for kidney transplant

...of Indian Affairs, already has had three kidneys. His failed in June 1991 after he was stricken with Lupus, an autoimmune disease. A third kidney donated by a brother failed later when the disease had a rare flare-up, Kahklen has been on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091706/loc_20060917014.shtml
News
Cold sensitivity gene mutation may explain new medical syndrome

...Diseases. Tests on his family members and others with the condition uncovered a variety of ailments, including autoimmune disease and antibody deficiency."Every single person had the cold sensitivity, but the other symptoms were variable...

http://juneauempire.com/michelle-fay-cortez/2012-01-13/cold-sensitivity-gene-mut
New liver, lots of heart

...about looking at it after the game." At Thanksgiving two years ago, Kroon was told she was suffering from an autoimmune disease that affected her liver. The doctors at the University of Washington Medical Center were compassionate, but direct...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120402/spo_kroon.shtml
Sports
Native teacher learns her history

...about certain things and I was willing to be physical for a cause." When Dullen was nine, her mother died of an autoimmune disease. Prior to that, the family would often charter an airplane and fly to Bonnie's home village of Alatna. "We...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032503/sta_nativeteacher.shtml
News
Venus and Serena

Now Playing Synopsis: This profile of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams explores the sisters' lives and careers, spotlights their approach to the game, and looks at how others have perceived them. The documentary also examines Venus' struggle with an autoimmune disease, and Serena's recovery from a pulmonary embolism. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi Cast: Venus Williams, Serena Williams Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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