Recipe of the Month

Spiced Hot Chocolate The warm hint of cinnamon and nutmeg scream "tis the season!" 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp finely chopped milk chocolate or milk chocolate chips Pinch of salt Pinch of ground cinnamon Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup...

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Is it safe for people with an autoimmune disease like Sjögren's Syndrome, to get the flu shot? We asked Dr. Ann Parke, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatic Diseases, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and co-chair of the SjSC Medical Advisory Board...

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Recipe of the Month

Leek and Potato Soup 2 Carrots 2 Celery stalks 2 Medium onions 1 Pound leeks 2 Cloves garlic 1 3/4 quarts chicken or vegetable broth 1 Pound potatoes 2 Tbsp Olive oil Salt & Pepper to taste Peel and roughly slice the carrots.  Slice the celery.  Peel and roughly...

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Dry Eye During Airline Travel Dry Eye during airline travel can be very problematic for those with Sjögren's Syndrome. People who suffer from dry eyes must ensure during the flight that they take all necessary precautions to reduce eye discomfort associated with dry...

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Overnight Oats Recipes For the following recipes: Whisk together all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Spoon into a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Close and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight before eating. Classic Overnight Oats 1/3...

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Have you tried a Neti Pot? If you're dealing with sinus problems, you know how miserable facial pain and clogged nasal passages can be. In their search for relief, many sinus sufferers have turned to nasal saline irrigation, a therapy that uses a salt and water...

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Sjogren’s Syndrome: The Most Common Autoimmune Condition You’ve Never Heard Of As an early Microsoft employee in Seattle, Janet Church "ran hard," often sleeping on her office futon, fueling on adrenaline and later opting to launch her own business instead of starting...

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Recipe of the Month

Homemade Cream-Style Corn Fresh corn on the cob is now in season and we didn't want to pass up the opportunity to share a sweet corn recipe with you. This homemade cream-style corn is naturally sweet and if the corn is very fresh you can skip the granulated sugar --...

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Recipe of the Month

Melon Soup It's the season when we want to eat lightly and not spend hours in the kitchen preparing food. Fruits and vegetables are at their best this time of year and even though it may not seem like soup weather, we're sure you're going to love this...

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Oil-Pulling For many Sjögren's sufferers, severe dry mouth can be one of the hardest things to deal with on a day-to-day basis. Prosthodontist, Dr. Leslie Laing, BSc, B.Ed, MS., PhD (Microbiology and Immunology), DDS., MSc. (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C), describes her...

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