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Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder that causes healthy, round red blood cells to become hard, sticky, and c-shaped—just like the farm tool called a “sickle”.

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  • SCDAA Announces FY24 Legislative Priorities
    by Emma Day on May 1, 2023 at 7:12 pm

    Did you know that the federal government is poised to make some of the biggest decisions in sickle cell history right now? Current pending legislation would direct an unprecedented amount of funds to sickle cell treatment, research and support. Our FY24 Legislative Priorities, developed in collaboration with Sick Cells, outline these exciting bills and requests. The post SCDAA Announces FY24 Legislative Priorities appeared first on Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc..

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