Hope Is Focus of Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

2021-12-14T12:27:10-05:00October 17th, 2019|

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month, and anticipation is growing at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Starting Nov. 1, PHA will launch a month-long awareness campaign called “PHaces of Hope,” which will focus on the faces of those who bravely fight pulmonary hypertension (PH), showing how PH can affect individuals of any age, everywhere.

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Tuesday, Oct. 15

2021-12-14T12:27:14-05:00October 10th, 2019|

Medicare Open Enrollment runs from Tuesday, Oct. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 7. During this time, individuals with health insurance through Medicare can switch their existing coverage, including making changes from: One Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan to another. Original Medicare (Parts A & B) to a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C). Medicare Advantage

World PH Day Promotion Efforts Garner Social Media Interest

2021-12-14T10:23:39-05:00June 5th, 2019|

Throughout the month of May, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joined PH organizations around the world to celebrate World PH Day. During the month, the official website for the recognition day (WorldPHDay.org) received over 2.4K visitors. Pages on the website were viewed nearly 5,000 times with 85.4% of the traffic being new visitors. Social

‘Taylor’s Wish’ Concludes Successful 10-Year Fundraising Campaign

2020-12-21T14:32:06-05:00May 23rd, 2019|

On May 11, the 10th and final “RACE 2 CURE PH – Taylor Caffrey Memorial 5K Run/Walk” took place in Anaheim Hills, Calif., organized by Taylor’s parents, Shari and Michael Caffrey. “In a brief 4 ½ years, Taylor brought so much to our lives and touched so many people,” says Shari. Taylor was fondly

World PH Day Puts Spotlight on PH Around the World

2020-12-21T14:32:08-05:00May 9th, 2019|

On May 5, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joined pulmonary hypertension (PH) organizations around the world in recognizing World PH Day. The goal of World PH Day is to put a spotlight on how PH affects individuals around the globe. This month, PHA’s The Right Heart blog will highlight stories by individuals from around

CEO Update: World PH Day Shines a Light on Global Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness

2020-12-21T14:32:10-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

Dear PH Community, Esperanza, Hoffnung, xiwàng, verwachting, espérer! Different words around the globe convey the same meaning: HOPE! Just as there are many ways to express the same word, there are many pulmonary hypertension (PH) organizations worldwide sharing the same goals: to increase PH awareness, improve access to quality PH care and effective treatments

PHA Community Helps Spread the Word About Organ Donation

2020-12-21T14:31:12-05:00April 25th, 2019|

National Donate Life Month is coming to a close and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) thanks each of you for helping us spread far and wide the importance of organ donation. Through your active participation on social media, so far, our message has reached nearly 25,000 people on Facebook, made 9,922 impressions on Twitter,

PHA Joins NHLBI in Celebrating 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science

2020-12-21T14:31:13-05:00April 18th, 2019|

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI’s) Division of Lung Diseases celebrated its 50th anniversary April 9 with an NIH Symposium on lung research followed by a reception at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. The anniversary’s theme is “Celebrating 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science.” Staff from