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VENUS OUT OF 2011 US OPEN

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In a surprise announcement, Venus Williams withdrew from the 2011 US Open due to a diagnosis of Sjogren’s Syndrome, an autoimmune disease characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes.  The exact cause of Sjogren’s Syndrome is not known, although there is a growing support for genetic factors. It is most commonly (90%) found in …

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EASTER ON KEY BISCAYNE

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KEY BISCAYNE, FL – Forget the Easter egg allusions.  Eggs had already been laid on the blueberry-toned tennis court by such embarrassed participants as Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Venus Williams.   If you had bought tickets for yesterday’s Sony Ericsson Open finals, you probably muttered, “Where’s Federer?  Where’s Nadal?  Aren’t they supposed to play …

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