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SICKLE CELL DISEASE AND TRAIT

“Sickle cell disease is inherited and can occur only when both parents carry the sickle cell trait. While children of any race can be born with the condition, in the United States it is most prevalent among African-Americans and second-most common among people of Hispanic origin. Worldwide, sickle cell disease occurs most frequently in people […]