Sickle-Cell Anemia

"Think he'll need hospital treatment for that burn."
She asked for prayers for her son and “all suffering from this debilitating disease called depression.”
If you’re a candidate for in vitro fertilization (IVF), you’ve probably learned a lot of new information before making the
“I was like, ‘Siri’s smart enough! Let me ask her!’" 14-year-old Tyler Frank told CNN.
The legendary rapper died of health complications due to sickle cell anemia.
It's not just genetics that influences whether your nose turns out short and wide or tall and narrow.
Many couples will make life's most exciting resolution this year -- the decision to start a family. While the choice to become a parent can be filled with excitement and exhilaration, some individuals face apprehension and anxiety -- knowing that they could pass along genetic diseases to their children. This is where the gift of genetic testing comes in.
Elijah is an inspiring example to other young people--and all of us--of resilience, grace, and the ability to beat the odds.
When I was six years old I had my first massive stroke. It blew out the two main vessels in my brain. After the stroke, doctors informed my parents that I would probably only live to be about nine years old. Today I'm 17.
Almost exactly seven years ago, on February 28, 2008, Penn State Assistant Track Coach, Fritz Spence, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Five months after his diagnosis, following Fritz's second failed round of chemotherapy, Wade Spence donated marrow to his brother.