Lupus flares linked to pollution and high temperatures:

Lay readable article:
Actual medical abstract presented at EULAR:

Results of research from the Lupus Center at Johns Hopkins by Dr. George Stojan, Dr. Michelle Petri et al.

Lupus patients had more skin, joint, and nervous system flares on hotter days.

They had increased bouts of pleurisy, pericarditis, and lower blood count flares during increased pollution days.

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