Dr. Phil Shines Much Needed Light on Sickle Cell Disease

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On the outside, Heather looks like the picture of health, but she’s been battling ‪#‎SickleCellDisease‬ — a rare and painful blood disorder. @Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer, Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D., joins Heather and Dr. Phil to discuss this misunderstood, “invisible” illness. For more, visit: GetHealthyStayHealthy.com

SICKLE CELL DISEASE AND STROKE

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As the parent of a child with SCD, you may know that SCD can lead to pain, anemia, serious infections and damage to major organs. But you may not know that nearly 11 percent of children born with the most severe form of sickle cell disease will have a stroke …

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