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Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Children with SCD are at greatly increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease, including bacteremia, pneumonia, and meningitis.

Acute Methoglobinemia After Endoscopy

Family Physicians need to be aware of this rare but potentially lethal complication possibly caused by topic antesthetics and other oxidizing medications.

Molecular Diagnostics in Histopathology Training

Is histopathology lagging behind in the adoption of molecular diagnostics? In this commentary, the author stresses the urgency of incorporating molecular pathology into histopathologists' training.

Conforming to HIPAA Regulations and Compilation of Research Data

In 1996, the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) set national standards for the privacy of patient medical information, the activities of institutional review boards (IRBs), and informed consent for the use of medical information.

Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Hereditary hemochromatosis is thought to be the most common inherited disorder in whites, and perhaps the most common classically inherited disease in America.