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Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF)
IDF's mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases through research and education.

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and works to keep people safe every day. The website has information on first aid, safety, and more.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)
The NMDP is a nonprofit organization that facilitates unrelated marrow and blood stem cell transplants for people with life-threatening diseases who do not have matching donors in their families.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation
Offers parents an objective view of cord blood banking, with pros and cons of donating and storing blood, as well as a list of available public and private banks.


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