PHA Helps Spread Awareness of Blood Clots and Relationship to PH

2019-03-13T20:27:11+00:00March 13th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is pleased to join The National Blood Clot Alliance and other health care organizations around the nation to spread the word about blood clots during Blood Clot Awareness Month (BCAM) in March. This year’s theme is “Together We Can Increase Awareness and Save Lives.” BCAM’s goal is to bring

CEO Update: Rare Disease Day Plays Important Role in Increased PH Awareness

2019-02-28T23:05:19+00:00February 28th, 2019|

Dear PH Community, The last day of February — whether it is the 28th or the 29th in a leap year —  is special since it is recognized internationally as Rare Disease Day. Each year, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is an active participant in this important global awareness campaign. Today PHA proudly partners

PHA Promotes PH’s Connection to Heart Disease During American Heart Month

2019-02-28T23:07:08+00:00February 28th, 2019|

American Heart Month is ending, but the fight to elevate heart health consciousness continues. Throughout February the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has been using social media to spread the word about the link between pulmonary hypertension (PH) and heart failure and making heart-healthy choices. PHA followers are using #OurHearts and #PHAssociation on social media

Join the National Discussion on Heart Disease During American Heart Month

2019-02-07T19:30:26+00:00February 7th, 2019|

February is American Heart Month and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) encourages members to join the awareness campaign of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to encourage people across the U.S. to reduce their risk for heart disease. In economically developed countries, pulmonary hypertension (PH)

PH Community Steps Up to Increase Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness

2018-11-29T21:47:03+00:00November 29th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart campaign delivered a big impact during Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month, thanks to the efforts of the PH community. With the help of individuals with PH, families, caregivers, volunteers and health care providers, PHA raised awareness of PH in many ways, including special events and support group

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Announced in Congress

2018-11-29T21:48:31+00:00November 29th, 2018|

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), submitted remarks earlier this month recognizing November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. His full comments, included below, informed Congress about the severity of pulmonary hypertension and the importance of prompt diagnosis, effective treatment and a cure. HON. JAMIE RASKIN of Maryland in the house of representatives Friday, November 16,

Colleen Brunetti: Reflections on the Power of Telling Your Story

2018-11-29T21:50:21+00:00November 29th, 2018|

My name is Colleen Brunetti, and I am your Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Board of Trustees chair-elect. I’m the first patient to serve in this volunteer position in many years, and the enormity of that honor does not escape me. Truly, at PHA, we stand on the shoulders of great leaders who have come