Sickle Cell Disease, HCP - NCBDDD

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a common inherited blood disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 70,000 to 100,000 Americans. SCD can lead to lifelong disabilities and reduce average life expectancy. CDC considers SCD a major public health concern and is committed to conducting surveillance, raising awareness, and promoting health education.

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  • Syndication ID: 8265
  • Language: English
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:19 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:02 PM


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