My Journey with CTEPH

2018-11-14T16:59:27+00:00 November 14th, 2018|

“Throughout my journey I have found that there is not enough awareness about PH and CTEPH. So, I have made it a personal mission to help raise awareness so that through early detection and intervention, lives can be saved.” – Angela Michelle By: Angela Michelle “My name is Angela Michelle and I’m from

Early diagnosis is vital for proper treatment of life-threatening pulmonary disease

2018-11-14T17:06:48+00:00 November 14th, 2018|

Pulmonary Hypertension Association establishes November 14 as CTEPH Awareness Day Silver Spring, MD (November 14, 2018) – In order to help raise awareness and improve diagnosis of a rare form of pulmonary hypertension (PH), the Pulmonary Hypertension Association has established November 14 as Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) Awareness Day. Symptoms—including shortness of breath, fatigue

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Outreach Makes a Big Impact

2018-11-09T22:51:13+00:00 November 9th, 2018|

Last week the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) launched its annual awareness campaign, Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month, to increase knowledge of pulmonary hypertension (PH) among the general public, people at risk for PH and those who unknowingly live with it, health care providers, the media and elected officials. PHA and its members and followers are

CEO Update: Join PHA in Raising Awareness of PH in November

2018-11-02T20:34:58+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

In fulfilling our mission at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) to extend and improve the lives of those affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH), awareness is key. Although most of us did not know much, if anything, about PH until we were affected personally as a patient, family member or friend, we know now that

PHA stresses need for increased awareness of life-threatening disease

2018-11-01T20:48:09+00:00 November 1st, 2018|

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Silver Spring, MD (Nov. 1, 2018) – Each November, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) focuses on the critical need to increase awareness – within the medical community and the public – of pulmonary hypertension (PH), a progressive lung disease that can cause right heart failure and death. Pulmonary Hypertension

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Get Your Proclamation During Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

2018-10-12T21:31:35+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

Proclamations – statements encouraging people to take note of a particular person, place or time of year – are a popular way for elected officials to recognize issues that are important to their constituents. Proclamations can be issued by officials at any level of government, including city council members, governors and members of Congress.

Raise Funds and Awareness to Support PHA’s Mission During Awareness Month This November

2018-10-12T21:30:32+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month, presenting a great opportunity to raise money needed to fund the mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), and to raise awareness of PH. PHA has made it easy to get involved! Last week’s PHANews featured fundraising events taking place across the U.S. throughout November. Many may not

Support a PHA Fundraising Event for Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

2018-10-05T20:44:44+00:00 October 5th, 2018|

This November, many pulmonary hypertension (PH) community members around the country will gather not only to raise awareness, but also to raise funds to help support the mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Your support at one of these inspiring events will help PHA save lives. If there is not an event near

PHight for Life Brings Community of PHighters Together

2018-09-21T20:50:44+00:00 September 21st, 2018|

The fourth annual PHight for Life event will take place in Rochester, N.Y., Sunday, Nov. 4, during pulmonary hypertension (PH) awareness month. The event is planned and hosted by Tom and Jennifer Garigen and their son, Tyler. When Tyler had a rapidly progressing respiratory infection one day in May 2014, Tom and Jennifer took