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Sickle Cell Disease

Curing This Disease In The Womb Could Help Many Hispanics

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

Approximately 1 in every 36,000 Hispanics in the United States suffers from sickle cell disease, a hereditary condition where abnormal hemoglobin S in...

Doctors Make Huge Breakthrough In Treatment Of Sickle Cell Disease

Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices

An antidepressant drug used since the 1960s may hold promise for treating sickle cell disease, say researchers from the University of Michigan Medical...

'Totally T-Boz': Sickle Cell Health Scare

Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

T-Boz is standing by her commitment to keep things very real on her new reality show. The latest installment of "Totally T-Boz" showed the TLC member ...

Remembering Uncle Johnnie

Radio Rookies | Posted 11.14.2012 | Teen
Radio Rookies

In June 2008, my uncle passed away from sickle cell anemia. Seeing him go through the same pains as me and watching him fight to the end gives me strength to overcome my pain today.

In the Shadow of AIDS in Africa

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

It seems odd that Americans could be so motivated to address the appalling inequalities behind just one terrible disease and then ignore the other.