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Toni Braxton returning to work

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Toni Braxton returning to work

Toni Braxton will return to the stage next week.

The 'Breathe Again' singer was currently hospitalised with complications related to her battle with lupus, and though she postponed two upcoming shows in California, she will resume her greatest hits tour on October 12 in detroit.

She said in a statement: "I am so excited about going back on the road and seeing all of my wonderful fans and friends.

"Everyone's life is complicated and this is just a condition that I live with."

Following the news of her health scare, Toni's representative reassured fans that the 48-year-old singer - who is dating Cash Money Records CEO Birdman - was not in a "serious" condition and has been resting at home.

They said: "Toni is resting at home and she is fine.

"She was in an L.A. hospital for a few days being treated for her lupus.

"She was not in serious condition, though lupus is a serious disease and must be monitored at all times."

Toni revealed in November 2010 on CBS News that she had been diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus, which is potentially life-threatening.

Her uncle died of complications from the disease and her brother is also a carrier.

She was hospitalised back in December 2012 due to "minor health issues" related to lupus.

Last year, the 'Unbreak My Heart' singer admitted performing when she isn't feeling well is one of the hardest things about her illness.

She said: "That's the toughest part, when I have to perform," she explained. "So often, when it's like that, it's a lot of, 'You sing!' to the audience, you know. They kind of help me out a little bit without realising it."

And at the time, she was proud of the fact she'd never had to cancel a show.

She added: "I've never done that. Even if I can't perform, I still figure it out. Sometimes I look back [at] that evening [and] I go, 'How did I get through that?' "