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Sickle Cell Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Support Groups

    These groups meet regularly. Caregivers support group — Fourth Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Winter Growth Adult Day Care Center, 5466 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-964-9616. Family support group — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. For family and...
  • Paul Newman's Oasis In Ashford; Actor Created A Special Place Where Kids And Families Can Leave Their Problems Behind

    Paul Newman's Oasis In Ashford; Actor Created A Special Place Where Kids And Families Can Leave Their Problems Behind
    WEST SUFFIELD -- As soon as Tim and Cara Beneski heard the news on Sept. 26, 2008, they called their sons to "The Island," their king size bed that is haven for family time. "We told them Paul Newman had passed away," Cara said. "They were hysterical, so...
  • On the job training for elected officials can be tough, and costly

    Often, the best ideas for a column come from readers. One reader recently objected to a column about Republicans vs. Democrats and said the real issue for voters is, instead, the people vs. elected officials of both parties. He wanted to throw all the...
  • Sickle cell trait: The silent killer

    Sickle cell trait: The silent killer
    Dale Lloyd II had already lifted weights with his teammates when he took the field in the Texas heat for what would be the final workout of his life. It was Sept. 24, 2006, the day after the Rice football team suffered a humiliating 55-7 loss to...
  • Marquis and Shana Daniels push for more sickle cell trait education

    Marquis and Shana Daniels push for more sickle cell trait education
    NBA guard Marquis Daniels and his wife Shana sat in an office five years ago as the doctor read their child's newborn screening results. The Daniels learned their daughter was born with sickle cell trait. But there was another problem, too. "They just...
  • All children in the U.S. are tested for sickle cell trait, but few athletes know they have it

    All children in the U.S. are tested for sickle cell trait, but few athletes know they have it
    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is a man of faith. But he wasn't looking for his doctor's prayers while sick in a hospital bed, suffering from a mysterious condition that sent sharp pains under his left rib and caused him to quickly lose more than...
  • Timeline of important sickle cell trait dates

    Timeline of important sickle cell trait dates
    1968-69: Four Army recruits collapsed and died during basic training at Fort Bliss between March 1968 and February 1969. The recruits were the first documented cases of deaths caused by complications of sickle cell trait. 1974: Polie Poitier, a former...
  • Sickle cell trait education improving, but there is still room for progress

    Sickle cell trait education improving, but there is still room for progress
    Olivier Louis told his family he was excited about finally getting a chance to prove himself on the football field. Louis, an energetic 15-year-old, reported to Wekiva High School near Orlando for his fifth practice with the freshman team on Sept. 7,...
  • Camp Courage Helping Kids with Sickle-Cell Disease

    Camp Courage Helping Kids with Sickle-Cell Disease
    It takes some real courage for kids to go to Camp Courage - courage in dealing with a disease that doesn't go away. Camp Courage is for kids with sickle-cell disease, a painful, chronic disease that is passed through families, and for which there is no...
  • Video: Race: Are We So Different?

    Video: Race: Are We So Different?
    A new exhibit at the Old Mint in the French Quarter asks the question about race: Are we so different?  Sandra Gonzalez reports. *** As you enter the exhibition "Race," you notice the giant image of a bus focused on a child. What is her ethnicity?...
  • Harford/Cecil sickle cell disease advocates conduct briefings in Annapolis

    The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Harford and Cecil Counties, The William E. Proudford Sickle Cell Fund, IHomes and Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association hosted a Legislative Day in Annapolis on Feb. 1. Representing the Harford/Cecil County...