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Posted inChildren's Health

More African-American Blood Donors Needed for Sickle-cell, Other Treatments

By Thomas Goldsmith The need for increasing blood donations by African Americans grew into a cause for Sherry Johnson as she saw sickle cell disease threaten the health and lives of her daughters Jordan, Krista and Brianna. Then, in December, Jordan, 14, died of complications from the disease, a genetic blood disorder which disproportionately affects […]