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Free Bone Marrow Transplants: Cure Thalassemia

Bone marrow transplants are extremely expensive. There’s one organization that is trying to remove the cost for the most needy patients. Based in Rome, Italy, that social business is called “Cure Thalassemia.” Dr. Pietro Sodani is the inventor of bone …

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Sexuality and Men with Thalassemia

Last year’s trip to Abu Dhabi introduced me to people who have thalassemia from all over the world. Tom, the author of today’s blog post, was one of those people. He asked if he could write about his experience of …

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2014 Year-in-Review Highlights

My new website is finally complete! Took me long enough to build, right? I put SO much time and effort into creating it. From graphics, to video, to CSS development. Thankfully, it’s finally done! Unfortunately, my comments didn’t carry over …

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Transfusion Survival Guide

My childhood was full of doctor appointments. I basically lived in the hospital between the ages of 3 through 14. The experience was painful and unsettling, but through it all I definitely learned a lot. What’s really amazing is that …

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25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

The inevitable “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me” post is being brought to you by my own sheer laziness and inability to focus. When I was 32, a Psychiatrist told me that I have attention deficit disorder. He prescribed …

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