Articles tagged with 'sickle cell disease' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (sickle cell disease)

2021
September
28,
2021
| 13:52 PM America/Chicago
Sickle Cell Awareness Month is recognized each September. For many of the more than 100,000 Americans living with the disease, acute painful episodes and chronic pain happen year-round. As if living with sickle cell disease (SCD) isn’t tough enough, ...
Read more
June
18,
2021
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
Every time competitive dancer Kambri Gaut takes the stage—whether hip-hop dancing, tapping or clogging—she transforms into a silent warrior.The audience can’t see the battle that may be raging inside her as she moves to the music. At any given moment...
Read more
2020
June
16,
2020
| 16:22 PM America/Chicago
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) causes an abnormal shape of the red blood cells. The red blood cells are shaped like crescents instead of circles. They don’t last long and they can get stuck in the blood vessels, which blocks the blood flow, often resultin...
Read more
2019
June
19,
2019
| 10:39 AM America/Chicago
Are you between 18-44? You could save a life through the Be The Match program. Joining the Be The Match Registry means volunteering to be listed as a potential blood stem cell donor, ready to save the life of any patient in need of a transplant. Y...
Read more