Did you know that September is Sickle Cell Awareness and Hispanic Heritage Month too

By September 25, 2015Uncategorized
      National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15, 2015 and recognizes
 Hispanicand Latino American heritageand culture. 2015 Theme: Honoring our Heritage

                                                               Did You Know?

                           -     1 in 100 Hispanics carry the Sickle Cell Trait in the U.S.
                          -   Sickle Cell Disease occurs among about 1 in 36,000 Hispanic Births in the U.S.
                          -   Sickle Cell Disease affects about 100,000 Americans in the U.S.

                                                          All the best,  Dr. Anderson

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