• FEBRUARY 4, 2019
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    Sickle-Cell Disease & What Might Have Cured Them

    Dr. Barry H. Kaplan’s response to the NY Times article titled “These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.” Written by: Gina Kolata Nothing shows the astounding progress we are making in medicine more than a January 26th article in The New York Times. Sickle cell anemia is a dreadful disease. It

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    • APRIL 29, 2015
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    “A positive BRCA test does not mean a leap to surgery”

    When I was in high school, my tenth grade English teacher, Mrs. DeAngelo, taught us to read original source material. I am so glad to have had that lesson. Take Angelina Jolie-Pitt’s well written piece in the NY Times – first hand.  No summary or newscaster’s blurb gets to the nuances of the matter otherwise.

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