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No more state funding for elective abortions

...lists 23 medical conditions that are covered. Some of those conditions include severe preeclampsia, convulsions, sickle cell anemia, severe kidney infection, epilepsy and congestive heart failure.A doctor must either certify that the pregnancy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/no-more-medicaid-funding-elective-abort
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Senate Dems slam abortion bill as 'offensive'

...Justice Dana Fabe named several medical conditions that could be complicated by pregnancy, including diabetes, sickle cell anemia and epilepsy. Those are included in a list within S.B. 49 of conditions that "'serious risk to the life or physical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-13/senate-dems-slam-abortion-bill-offensiv
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Boozer Basketball Camp back in Juneau

...coaches. All proceeds from the camp will go directly to Boozer's Buddies, a foundation created to help kids fight sickle-cell anemia, a disease that has affected Boozer's son, Carmani. "The money goes toward helping those kids that are in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080210/spo_689720922.shtml
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Boozer bringing friends to camp

...foundation, Boozer's Buddies. Boozer's Buddies is "a foundation that helps raise money for kids that have sickle cell anemia like my son Carmani did before we cured it," Boozer said. "It's a very expensive procedure, so I know that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080209/spo_473791265.shtml
Camp Carlos' comeback

...will cost $185 per kid, with half of the proceeds benefiting Boozer's nonprofit foundation in the fight against sickle cell anemia, a debilitating disease that affects red blood cells, turning them crescent shaped and making it difficult for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030310/spo_570179953.shtml
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Opinion: Bush should sign genetic discrimination measure

...workers to see if they had the genetic trait for sickle cell anemia, reports the Associated Press. Some insurance companies...coverage to African-Americans, who carried the sickle cell anemia gene, according to the AP. In 2002, Burlington...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050808/opi_277024202.shtml
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