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Pain That's Real, But Not Believed: Spreading Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease

1 in 12 Black Americans have sickle cell trait, which can cause sickle cell disease. But many who suffer have had doctor visits where their pain was not taken seriously – or it was assumed they’re just trying to get pain medicine. Phillip Okwo and Quannecia McCruse from the Sickle Cell Association of Houston explain more during National Sickle Cell Awareness Month.