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Gulf Daily News, Manama, BahrainDOCTORS at Bahrain's main hospital have been accused of snubbing sickle cell patients because they are "too scared" to implement new rules about morphine doses. Campaigners yesterday claimed patients in severe pain had been refused admission to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGregory Cochran has always been drawn to puzzles. This one had been gnawing at him for several years: Why are European Jews prone to so many deadly genetic diseases? Tay-Sachs disease. Canavan disease. More than a dozen more. It offended Cochran's sense...
The Kansas City StarLast August, before the Chiefs' season opener against Atlanta, one remorseful NFL player knew he had to make two calls. Tamba Boimah Hali wanted his family to hear it from him first, instead of the from media. One call was to his Mama, the woman who...
WashingtonThe Glenholme School, a boarding school for young people who struggle with various learning differences, recently hosted a charity concert to benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, raising funds and awareness for the local children's charitable...
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Wedged between Lake Michigan and a small boat harbor in the far reaches of Jackson Park on the city's South Side, La Rabida Children's Hospital is all on its own, in more ways than one. The tiny, independent pediatric specialty hospital is known for...
South Florida Parenting1600 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale 954-355-4400 browardhealth.org/bgmc Broward General Medical Center has provided services to Fort Lauderdale since 1938. A staple of the community, the hospital contains several centers, including ones for joint...
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass.Members of Calvary Baptist Church lauded the Rev. Gregory Thomas for leading the congregation for a quarter of a century at an appreciation service and reception. But the celebration was bittersweet as Thomas announced he is retiring at the end of the...
The Sanford Herald, N.C.Whether they were alone, with family or with a larger support group, hundreds of people came to Kiwanis Park in Sanford Saturday morning with one goal in mind: helping those who suffer from cystic fibrosis. There were massages, hot dogs, a silent...
Philadelphia Daily NewsCONGRATULATIONS to Alison Young, who won the fifth annual Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars on Sunday night at the Crystal Tea Room. Young, the vice president of External Affairs for the National Constitution Center, danced the foxtrot with Paul...
Dr. Helen M. Ranney, a pioneering female physician who was among the first to explore the genetics of sickle cell disease and scored a number of firsts for women in her profession, including being the first to head a department of medicine at a U.S....
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