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Unique light-sensing 3D-printed device could help people with lupus

According to the Lupus Foundation of America, about 1.5 million Americans have a form of lupus. Light sensitivity is common in people with lupus, and many find that their disease is made worse by exposure to sunlight or even artificial light indoors. The symptoms of these flare ups for patients with lupus include rashes, joint pain and fatigue.

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