Alisha Stone has a BA in psychology and is dedicated to improving the lives of others living with chronic illnesses.

    French Scientists and Doctors are Leading the Way Towards a Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia
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    French Scientists and Doctors are Leading the Way Towards a Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia

    Some breathtaking things are happening in the world of sickle cell anemia (SCA) that could potentially impact the lives of nearly 275,000 babies around the world and nearly 100,000 African…

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    World Hemophilia Day Ignites Hemophilia Awareness and Explodes with Inspiration
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    World Hemophilia Day Ignites Hemophilia Awareness and Explodes with Inspiration

    I came across an interesting blog about World Hemophilia Day (WHD) which was April 17th, 2017. It’s an interesting read, and fairly simple, one every woman should know about for inspiration,…

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    Fact or Fiction: Do You Believe This Young Girl Was Cured of Sickle Cell Anemia?
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    Fact or Fiction: Do You Believe This Young Girl Was Cured of Sickle Cell Anemia?

    Okay. Hold the phone for just a minute. I’m a bit concerned after reading an article posted by a young girl who is living with sickle cell anemia. She basically…

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    PCD: Know These 6 Critical Signs and Save Your Baby’s Life!
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    PCD: Know These 6 Critical Signs and Save Your Baby’s Life!

    Here’s some important information that everyone considering having children should know because they could potentially pass primary carnitine deficiency (PCD) on to their children. PCD, also known as carnitine transport…

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    Got Sickle Cell Disease? Here’s a Story That Will Make You Smile
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    Got Sickle Cell Disease? Here’s a Story That Will Make You Smile

    Admittedly, I’m no expert when it comes to sickle cell disease, but after reading about an inspirational young woman who is forging on to live—and I mean LIVE—her life, I’d like…

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    Why This Mom Chose “Bleeder Moms” Over Blood Relatives for Inspiration
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    Why This Mom Chose “Bleeder Moms” Over Blood Relatives for Inspiration

    I’ve had one hellofa tough day, but stopped abruptly with an attitude shift to feel inspired after reading an uplifting article which I know will inspire tons of moms in…

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    It’s Here: Patients with Hemophilia are Increasingly Demanding Improved Treatments and It’s Working!
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    It’s Here: Patients with Hemophilia are Increasingly Demanding Improved Treatments and It’s Working!

    All I can say is: "No $%@#, Sherlock" when I read articles like some of the ones I’ve read recently about the status of hemophilia A and hemophilia B treatments.…

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    These Grandparents Swing with Shire to Ignite Inspiration for Hemophilia!
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    These Grandparents Swing with Shire to Ignite Inspiration for Hemophilia!

    The Hemophilia Alliance of Maine recently co-sponsored a special event with Shire Pharmaceuticals for grandparents to join together for inspiration. The event was held on April 22nd in Maine. I…

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    How to Relieve Stress by Joining with Other Women in the Hemophilia Community
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    How to Relieve Stress by Joining with Other Women in the Hemophilia Community

    On Saturday, April 29, 2017, a special event took place to honor women in the hemophilia community living in Idaho. Way to go, Idaho Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation! How…

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    Is Lyme Disease the Next Ebola? Here’s What You Need to Know
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    Is Lyme Disease the Next Ebola? Here’s What You Need to Know

    Is Mother Nature trying to tell us something? Are the three evil trinity viruses/diseases like Ebola, Zika, and now Lyme disease, simply “Her” way of depopulating her over-crowded planet? Okay.…

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    The BEST Method of Explaining IPF Oxygen Therapy to Patients is FREE
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    The BEST Method of Explaining IPF Oxygen Therapy to Patients is FREE

    When your lungs aren’t getting enough oxygen, it’s a real problem. A big problem, especially, when a person is living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). But that’s not the only…

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    SOS… Can Someone PLEASE Explain Effectiveness of Esbriet for IPF?
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    SOS… Can Someone PLEASE Explain Effectiveness of Esbriet for IPF?

    I read a rather confusing article about Esbriet, the first FDA-approved treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and I’d sincerely appreciate your help to make sense of it all. Let me…

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    Is There a Link Between IPF and Treatment for Breast Cancer?
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    Is There a Link Between IPF and Treatment for Breast Cancer?

    I have that sinking feeling… And it’s really starting to bother me. I’ve never said this openly before but here goes: My gut tells me there’s a strange link between…

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    Sickle Cell Anemia: Why This Greek Guy’s Brilliant Idea Could Save Your Life!
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    Sickle Cell Anemia: Why This Greek Guy’s Brilliant Idea Could Save Your Life!

    So there’s this Greek guy who happens to be suffering with frequent bouts of pain and fatigue as a result of living with sickle cell anemia (SCA). And when he…

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    Scientists Insist Exercise May Change Course of IPF Progression
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    Scientists Insist Exercise May Change Course of IPF Progression

    If you or your loved one is living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), scientists have proven that there is a link between exercise and longevity—especially for people who have IPF.…

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    Is Marijuana the Future of Treatment for LGS and Other Epilepsies?
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    Is Marijuana the Future of Treatment for LGS and Other Epilepsies?

    Marijuana use is certainly controversial and a debated topic. But what's less debatable is the progress of the movement to legalize and embrace it American society - especially for medicinal use.…

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    Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia Fights Back by Writing a Book
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    Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia Fights Back by Writing a Book

    BIG props goes out to a 43-year-old woman who’s living with sickle cell anemia! Having been accused of “jonesing” for more pain medication in the hospital, she quickly became sick…

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    When Things Get Tough, 11-Year-Old Girl with Sickle Cell Anemia Gets Tougher
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    When Things Get Tough, 11-Year-Old Girl with Sickle Cell Anemia Gets Tougher

    Really? Really. As if having one serious chronic disease isn’t enough, what makes God say, “Hmm…Let’s give this poor, innocent child, another chronic illness"?! In this case, I'm talking about…

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    Parents: Did You Know the Comfort Food You’re Feeding Your Kids Could Lead to NASH?
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    Parents: Did You Know the Comfort Food You’re Feeding Your Kids Could Lead to NASH?

    Feeling distraught because your child may have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)? Well you should be—but keep in mind there is still time for hope. I read an easily digestible…

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    From Sickle Cell to Inspiration: How Everyone Can Learn from This Teenage Girl!
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    From Sickle Cell to Inspiration: How Everyone Can Learn from This Teenage Girl!

    Teresa is a 16-year-old girl who is changing the face of sickle cell anemia (SCA) disease. And… SHE… ROCKS! Instead of sitting back and feeling sorry for herself, this beautiful…

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