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Improving the Standard of Care and Exploring treatment options

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Following a report earlier this year that drew attention to the challenges of living with sickle cell disease and the urgent need for change in patient care – particularly in hospital emergency departments – Pfizer Rare Disease brought together the Sickle Cell Disease Council for Change (CFC). The CFC consists of more …

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Shocking Texas billboard ignites abortion controversy

By Defender News Service A controversial new billboard along a Dallas highway that suggests black women should view abortion as self-care has sparked both outrage, support, and conversation across social media. “Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves,” the billboard states. “Abortion is self-care.” However, pro-life advocates are not here for the disturbing message sponsored …

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Scarred and Battle Tested from Heart Disease, but Still Fighting

By Rhonda E. Monroe (Incoming Board Chair-elect, WomenHeart) WomenHeart (the first and leading voice for the 48 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease) story begins in February of 1999, when three women, united by heart disease, formed an organization that was destined to become a lifeline for women across this nation. And at the same time, …

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