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Meet Brittany: Caregiver, poet, and writer

    Meet Brittany: Caregiver, poet, and writer

This week’s warrior in the spotlight is Brittany Hightower.  Brittany is a caregiver who is beautiful, intelligent, and passionate about poetry. And oh yeah, she has sickle cell. How old

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How to Travel Safely with Sickle Cell April Farrell-Hasty

    How to Travel Safely with Sickle Cell April Farrell-Hasty

I write this as many warriors will be traveling soon. I have traveled extensively and frequently as a yoga teacher trainer that teaches at yoga retreats in exotic destinations. Here

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Rainy Lake Medical Center, International Falls, MN – Negative Review

    Rainy Lake Medical Center, International Falls, MN – Negative Review

Hello everyone, Patients all over the world struggling with sickle cell disease often go to the hospital when they are in a crisis and receive poor medical care from healthcare

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Sickle Cell and Endari

    Sickle Cell and Endari

**Due to a production issue Endari is not currently available, but as soon as becomes available we will post it up on the website. Hello everyone, great news! Endari is

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Can Sickle Cell Patients Get Malaria? Yes, You Can!

    Can Sickle Cell Patients Get Malaria? Yes, You Can!

Can a sickle cell warrior get malaria? There is a myth pervasive in the medical and sickle cell community that for some unknown reason sickle cell gives you immunity to

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Meet Henrietta: Student, Nurse, Warrior, Transplant, Sickle-Free!

    Meet Henrietta: Student, Nurse, Warrior, Transplant, Sickle-Free!

Hello everyone, Today I really want to share something with you. It’s something I rarely talk about and that very few people know about me. However, since yesterday was my

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Sickle Cell and the Key to Happiness

    Sickle Cell and the Key to Happiness

The Key to Happiness November 11, 2017  Written by: crystalmccrory32 My son has a form of sickle cell anemia that

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Sickle Cell Disease Handbook by APHON

    Sickle Cell Disease Handbook by APHON

Sickle Cell Disease Handbook for Patients & Families The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses has developed a resource for sickle

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Sickle Cell Drug Therapeutics Conference LiveStream Sept. 14, 2017

    Sickle Cell Drug Therapeutics Conference LiveStream Sept. 14, 2017

Sickle Cell Warriors has exclusively partnered with Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) to livestream the Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

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Tips to Prevent Sickle Cell Crisis in the Summer

    Tips to Prevent Sickle Cell Crisis in the Summer
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Love Overcomes Sickle Cell: Meet Linda & Steve

    Love Overcomes Sickle Cell: Meet Linda & Steve

I’m not a warrior but I’m a warrior wife, so I’ve been on the other side of your story. I

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Life Insurance with Sickle Cell

    Life Insurance with Sickle Cell

It’s been very hard to obtain life insurance with sickle cell disease. Here are a few tips that may get your application approved.

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Stop Mistreatment of Sickle Cell Patients in the Emergency Room

    Stop Mistreatment of Sickle Cell Patients in the Emergency Room
Question: G. Jones says, "What can we do to stop mistreatment of SCD patents in Hospital and being lable as Drug
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Meet KiAnna – Daughter, Wife, Warrior

    Meet KiAnna – Daughter, Wife, Warrior

Hi, my name is KiAnna and I’m 24 going on 25 this spring. I’m adopted and the oldest of 11.

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5 Tips for Managing Avascular Necrosis in Sickle Cell

    5 Tips for Managing Avascular Necrosis in Sickle Cell

Many of us with sickle cell suffer from avascular necrosis of the hip, where the bone is damaged by sickle cell blockage, leading to a prolonged limp, pain on that

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