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    By Dianne Anderson Disabled kids, kids of color, those that dress or talk or walk differently than other students usually make easy targets for bullying. Star Simmons should know. Her advocacy for disabled students and parents has spanned decades with the fight for resources that began with her own now grown disabled kids. She said ...
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    By Dianne Anderson For those devastated by the debilitating pain and crisis of sickle cell anemia, the long-awaited cure for the disease is here and now. Dr. Akshat Jain, MD, a pediatric physician specializing in hematologic disorders at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, said they are working hard to help as many children as possible ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire It’s been 100 years since sickle cell disease (SCD), a hereditary blood disorder, was first discovered. And, according to health experts, it’s no secret that an alarming number of children and adolescence have died, and the condition remained in the province of pediatrics. Known as “the silent killer,” SCD ...