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WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of families carry the gene that causes sickle cell disease and don't know it - even though almost every newborn today is tested for what's called "sickle cell trait," and starting this summer more college athletes are getting tested, too.

‘Athletes should be tested but so should everyone else,’ expert says

WASHINGTON — Thousands of families carry the gene that causes sickle cell disease and don't know it — even though almost every newborn today is tested for what's called "sickle cell trait," and starting this...

Thousands of families carry the gene that causes sickle cell disease and don't know it — even though almost every newborn today is tested for what's called "sickle cell trait," and starting this summer more college athletes are getting tested, too. Spurred in part by rare but tragic collapses of...

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