A bird? A plane? It’s Super Moms with Sickle Cell Anemia!
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A bird? A plane? It’s Super Moms with Sickle Cell Anemia!

Leathia Boyd is a 38-year-old woman, mother, and wife living with sickle cell anemia. She's also an advocate and has been one for more than six years. It all started when she joined…

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GARD(ing) You from Misinformation
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GARD(ing) You from Misinformation

Recently diagnosed with a rare disease and don’t know where to turn for more information? Have a loved one with a rare disease and struggling to understand the science behind…

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How This Mom is Fighting for Her Daughter’s Right to Marijuana in School
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How This Mom is Fighting for Her Daughter’s Right to Marijuana in School

Imagine this: two elementary students are in the restroom at school, smoking a bowl. And then, the principal walks in. Rather than flying off the handle, the principal smiles and…

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After Being Paralyzed For 10 Weeks, a Guillain-Barre Syndrome Patient Will Walk Again
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After Being Paralyzed For 10 Weeks, a Guillain-Barre Syndrome Patient Will Walk Again

Dancers have amazing muscle control. Through hard work and practice, they learn to make the tiniest movements precisely. So imagine the terror former dancer Emily Thompson, then only 20, felt…

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Friends Aren’t a Cure, But Laughter is a Good Medicine for PI
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Friends Aren’t a Cure, But Laughter is a Good Medicine for PI

Primary Immunodeficiency (PI) can be very hard to explain to people and very hard to understand. The thing is, most of the time we look healthy on the outside. But…

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Do You Have Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? Here’s What to Look For
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Do You Have Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? Here’s What to Look For

If you have pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), you know it's a rare form of high blood pressure. It affects the arteries that run from the heart through the lungs, causing those…

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