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Black Hoosiers not staying silent about sickle cell disease

Giving blood is one way to help those with sickle cell disease. This inherited blood disorder causes the red blood cells to change shape and form a crescent or sickle.

The power of resilience and the need for Black blood donors during Sickle Cell Awareness Month

In my nearly 20-year tenure as a nurse at Riley Hospital for Children, I found myself repeatedly astonished and humbled, not only by the...

The reality, research and future medicine for sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. In SCD, red blood cells become hard, sticky and c-shaped, or sickled, as opposed to the round and flexible shape of healthy cells.
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