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World Sickle Cell Day: Joshua’s story

We received Joshua’s diagnosis as a result of his amniocentesis. I was so afraid not knowing what this would mean for my unborn child. I shared the news with my … Full Entry »

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World Sickle Cell Day

Sunday, June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day.  World Sickle Cell Day was presented as a resolution by the United Nations in 2008. The goal of this day is to … Full Entry »

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Sickle Cell Disease: The Most Common Inherited Disease In The World

One drop of blood can save a life. There is a baby with sickle cell disease born every hour in Angola. Without the availability of newborn screening and simple interventions, … Full Entry »

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