Football Pro Joins a Team of Lifesavers
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by WGCI-FM (WGCI-FM)
1y ago
Episode 4, Season 2 of Black Blood Heals Out Now & Available Everywhere In this episode of Black Blood Heals, Austin Jackson, Offensive Tackle for the Miami Dolphins, sits down with his sister, Autumn, to share why he decided to donate his marrow to cure her of a life-threatening blood disease. Hear about Austin's experience as he stepped away from playing college football at the University of Southern California for a few weeks to save his sister's life. Today, Autumn has recovered fully from Diamond Blackfan anemia, and no longer relies on monthly blood transfusions to keep her act ..read more
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How Medical Disparities Affect Sickle Cell Patients
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by WGCI-FM (WGCI-FM)
1y ago
This episode of Black Blood Heals looks at how medical disparities affect people in the sickle cell community. Sickle Cell affects 1 in 365 African-Americans, about 100,000 individuals in the U.S.. Sickle Cell is the most common inherited or genetic disease in the U.S., yet historically receives far less funding than diseases which primarily affect Caucasian populations. Hear from a Stanford Medical School trained Family Physician and Author who actively manages Sickle Cell disease ..read more
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Medical Apartheid: Know Our History
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by WGCI-FM (WGCI-FM)
1y ago
In Episode 2/Season 2, Black Blood Heals delves into the dark history of medical experimentation on African Americans as chronicled by Harriet Washington, author of Medical Apartheid. Ms. Washington is a science writer, editor and medical ethicist who has been a Research Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School. Her book, Medical Apartheid, is the first full history of Black America’s shocking mistreatment at the hands of the medical establishment ..read more
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Blood Sisters: How Kianna Saved Corinne’s Life
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by WGCI-FM (WGCI-FM)
1y ago
When Corinne celebrated her 21st birthday in Las Vegas, she was joined by the young woman who saved her life. Hear the story of two 20-something incredible Black women whose bond is unbreakable in this episode of Black Blood Heals ..read more
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Episode 5: Learn How Cord Blood Donations Cure Leukemia and Sickle Cell
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Episode 4: Walela’s Search for a Match: 1 in 35 million
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Episode 3: Sickle Cell Disease
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Episode 2: Health Disparities in the Black Community
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Episode 1: Natalia and Briana
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