Children With Sickle Cell Disease Receiving Inadequate Care, Study Finds

Monday, December 1, 2008 - 02:28 in Health & Medicine

A new study finds that youth populations with sickle cell disease are receiving inadequate health care, and thus may fail to benefit from scientific advances. The study finds that the patients, mostly African-Americans, often lack insurance or access to specialized sickle cell centers for treatment.

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