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  • 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.

  • Anemia for Parents


    Anemia happens when there aren't enough healthy red blood cells in the body. It can be caused by many things, including dietary problems, medical treatments, and inherited conditions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Anemia for Teens


    Anemia is common in teens because they undergo rapid growth spurts, when the body needs more nutrients like iron. Learn about anemia and how it's treated.

  • Blood Disorders for Teens


    This section has information on problems or diseases that affect a person's blood.

  • What's Anemia? for Kids


    What does it mean when a kid has anemia? Learn about anemia, why kids get it, and how it's treated in our article for kids.

  • My Friend Has Sickle Cell Disease. How Can I Help? for Teens


    People with sickle cell disease need good friends who understand and can help them get through tough times. This article for teens helps you learn what you can do to be that friend.

  • Sickle Cell Disease for Kids


    Sickle cell disease is a disease of the blood. Red blood cells are shaped like sickles, and can get stuck, especially inside smaller blood vessels.

  • 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.