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Technology Use and Ownership Among African American Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
Background Technology is becoming more ubiquitous. Although most U.S. households now have a computer with Internet access. There are racial and socioeconomic disparities in technology ownership. Whites (74%) have computer with broad band connection as compared to African American (62%) and Hispanics (56%) people with annual income <30,000/yr 62% ownership of the computer with internet access and those with >75,000/yr have 98%...
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Newborn screening: Families need to be education about sickle cell trait
Physician's Briefing recently posted an article advocating for primary care providers to start offering more information to parents about their child's sickle cell status. In a report from Jelili Ojodu, M.P.H., and colleagues of the Association of Public Health Laboratories in Silver Spring, Md, the 2010 estimated incidence of sickle cell trait at 15.5 cases per 1000 births ranging from .8 cases in Montana to...
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