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  • Beta Thalassemia for Parents


    Beta thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body has a problem producing beta globin, a component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body.

  • Alpha Thalassemia for Parents


    Alpha thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body has a problem producing alpha globin, a component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body.

  • Cancer Basics - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about the different types of cancers and how they're treated.

  • Sickle Cell Disease for Parents


    Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that makes red blood cells change shape and cause health problems. Find out how to help your child.

  • Sickle Cell Disease for Teens


    Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that makes red blood cells change shape and cause health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Heart & Blood Vessels - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.

  • Newborn Screening Tests for Parents


    Newborn screening tests look for health conditions that aren't apparent at birth. Find out which tests are done.

  • Cancer Center Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    From treatments and prevention to coping with the emotional aspects of cancer, the Cancer Center provides comprehensive information that parents need.

  • Blood Test: Hemoglobin Electrophoresis for Parents


    A hemoglobin electrophoresis can help diagnose diseases involving abnormal hemoglobin production, and often is performed as part of newborn screening tests.

  • Hemolytic Anemia for Parents


    Hemolytic anemia is a type of anemia that happens when red blood cells break down faster than the body can make them.