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Tuesday, January 28, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Scientists use gene editing to fix mutation that causes sickle cell disease

A team of scientists has used a powerful new gene-editing technique to fix the mutation that causes sickle cell disease, a key step toward a cure for the deadly immune …

Dr. Alisa Hideg: Advancements give sickle cell sufferers hope

When I was in medical school, I met a medical student with sickle cell disease, an inherited illness. She had worked with her health care providers to successfully manage the …

Tapping engineers, families for hospital safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Head of the hospital bed raised? Check. Patient’s teeth brushed? Check. Those simple but often overlooked steps can help protect some of the most critically ill patients …