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Sickle Cell Disease and Stroke

Sickle Cell Disease and Stroke

What is sickle cell disease?Sickle cell disease refers to a group of inherited health conditions that affect red blood cells. The specific type a person has depends on which hemoglobin gene mutations (changes) they inherited from their parents. The hemoglobin gene...

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Stroke in Children: Warning Signs & How to Help

Stroke in Children: Warning Signs & How to Help

What is a stroke? A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of the brain is disrupted or when there is bleeding in a part of the brain. This can cause the death of brain cells and lead to weakness of arms or legs, difficulty with speech, balance problems, or vision...

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Return to School After Young Stroke

Return to School After Young Stroke

Learning Objectives: Describe how pediatric stroke can impact learning Learn how schools can aid return to learning after stroke Describe how school professionals can monitor school reintegration after pediatric stroke Advice for Parents: Be prepared to be...

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