GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers reserve defensive lineman Billy Winn encountered all kinds of adversity before making one of this season's most improbable comebacks.
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Gomez ‘doing very well’ after transplant
BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people are planning to walk around the Boston Common to raise money for a cure for lupus.
Organizers say they're trying to reach a goal of $130,000 in donations to fight the autoimmune disease. Millions of Americans suffer from lupus, but researchers are still trying to figure out what causes it and how to treat and eventually eradicate it.
Participants will walk a mile around the Common on Saturday morning.
LUPUS, Mo. (AP) — A chili festival that started as a small party in a central Missouri village is shutting down this year because it's become a victim of its own success.
Selena Gomez recently received a kidney transplant from television actress Francia Raisa due to her struggle with lupus, the actress-singer revealed Thursday.
Gomez disclosed in an Instagram post confirmed by her publicist that she has been somewhat out of the spotlight this summer because she was recovering from the procedure. The 25-year-old calls the transplant "what I needed to do for my overall health."
CLEVELAND (AP) — Toni Braxton says she has been released from a Cleveland hospital after being admitted for complications with her battle against lupus for the second time in a month.
The hospitalization forced her scheduled Saturday show in Cleveland to be cancelled. In announcing the hospitalization, a message on the singer's Twitter account said, "Lupus needs to be constantly monitored and this minor setback should not affect the rest of her tour."
A spokeswoman says singer Toni Braxton is at home after spending several days in a Los Angeles hospital being treated for lupus.
Braxton spokeswoman Maureen O'Connor said Monday that Braxton "is resting at home and is fine." The R&B singer revealed in 2010 that she had been diagnosed with the autoimmune disease.
O'Connor said Braxton was not in serious condition but added that the disease must be monitored at all times.
Selena Gomez says she's taking a break to deal with anxiety, panic attacks and depression stemming from her battle with lupus.
The pop singer tells People magazine the conditions are side effects of the autoimmune disease, "which can present their own challenges."