In the U.S., an estimated 100,000 Americans live with sickle cell disease, or SCD.
Yet, despite its impact, the disease and its patients remain largely out of the public eye.
This hour, C-HIT reporter Peggy McCarthy helps us understand why. We discuss the realities of SCD awareness and hear from a New Haven resident living with the disease.
Plus: inside U.S. drug courts.
What approach do these programs take in addressing the nation’s opioid crisis? And are they accessible here in Connecticut? We find out.