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You can help improve the lives of patients with Sickle Cell Anemia

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Posted at 12:47 PM, Sep 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-14 12:47:01-04

RICHMOND, Va - Virginia Blood Services hospitals require access to specific blood types that match patients with Sickle Cell Anemia to help minimize the risks and reactions of repeated transfusions. Dr. Chelsea Sheppard was joined by Thomas Jefferson High School Freshman Jasmine China and her mother, Nicole China, to explain what Sickle Cell Anemia is and the importance of donations. Virginia Blood Services is located at 2825 Emerywood Parkway. For more information call 804-989-4438 or visit www.vablood.org.

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