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Camp Crescent Brings Summer Fun to Kids with Painful Blood Disease

Camp Crescent is run by St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Potosi, MO exclusively for children ages 8-12 with sickle cell ...

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St. Louis Soap Box Derby Extra Special for Pair of Brothers

Landre (11) and his brother Jamerius (13) have Sickle-cell disease, which is when red blood cells have an abnormal shape ...

Patient Stories

Team Spirit Fuels the Fight of Her Life: The Real Story Behind Laila and the Blues

In January, the idea of the St. Louis Blues playing for the Stanley Cup seemed far-fetched considering the team was ...

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A Sister's Gift Saves Her Brothers

The Rankins’ bustling household includes four children: Camry, 15; Camren, 13; Camari, 11; and Camar, 6. With the mix of ...

Patient Stories

Averie Tibbs: A Rare Match Leads to Life-Saving Second Bone Marrow Transplant

Averie, now 13, was diagnosed as an infant with the inherited blood disorder beta thalassemia major. Averie had been receiving ...

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Medical Animation: Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that is inherited from both parents. This disorder is more common in certain ...