Sickle Cell Awareness

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By Brian Southwell and WNCU public radio. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

During the pandemic, much of our collective attention has been focused on COVID-19. But people continue to face a wide range of health challenges. One of those has been the experience of sickle cell disease, a disease that affects many people and their families and yet which hasn’t always received widespread attention. On this episode, we bring together not only a researcher who can tell us about the experience of sickle cell disease but also two people whose lives have been directly touched by the condition. [Note: audio quality is compromised at times on this episode due to remote recording.]

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