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Coronary Artery Disease Beta Blockers
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Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Arteries
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White Blood Cells Parts Of The Body
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The Sickle Cell Disease
812 wordsThe sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells. It causes waves of pain, damage to vital organs, and some die in childhood or early adulthood. The disease is most commonly found in blacks and Hispanics of Caribbean descent. Around one out of every 400 blacks inherits the sickle cell disease. Sickle cell occurs when two sickle cell genes or a combination of one sickle cell gene plus any one of several other hemoglobin genes. The sickle cell trait is not the sa...
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Vessels In The Back Blood Vessels In The Back Eye
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Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Heart Disease
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Fight Or Flight Sleep Paralysis
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Central Nervous System Divided Into Three
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Sickle Cell Anemia Red Blood Cells
827 wordsSickle Cell Sickle cell is the most common inherited blood disease, which causes waves of pain, damage to vital organs, and some die in childhood or early adulthood. The disease is most commonly found in blacks and Hispanics of Caribbean descent. Around one out of every 400 blacks inherits the sickle cell disease. Sickle cell occurs when two sickle cell genes or a combination of one sickle cell gene plus any one of several other hemoglobin genes. This report will go in depth with many major issu...
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