PHA Celebrates our Research Grantees and Those Whose Generosity Empower their Work

As the heart of the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community, PHA is committed to providing support, education and empowerment programs to patients, caregivers, families and health care professionals. Another, equally important PHA priority is to invest in innovative research and young investigators, who will one day lead the field in finding a cure for PH.

May 25th, 2017|

Marriage In Sickness and In Health: Bobby and Pat’s Story

NOTE: This article is the second in a series on “Intimacy and PH” in Pathlight magazine that explores people’s experiences in balancing love, dating and finding romance with pulmonary hypertension. Pathlight is the official magazine of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Packed with medical information, personal stories, pulmonary hypertension news and tips for life with PH, Pathlight

May 25th, 2017|

Researchers Debate and Present Latest PH Research at 113th ATS Conference

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) annual conference has recently concluded, with a number of presentations in the latest research in lung-related diseases and disorders, including pulmonary hypertension (PH). As the longest-running large scale conference for respiratory medicine professionals in the world, the ATS annual conference brings together more than 17,000 attendees from more than 90 countries. ATS

May 25th, 2017|

PHA to Host Facebook Live Mini-Concert to Raise Awareness of PH

What: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will present a live mini-concert to bring awareness to pulmonary hypertension (PH), a progressive, life-threatening disease often misdiagnosed – as asthma, for example. The three-minute concert, followed by a brief Q & A session, will feature Chloe Temtchine -- propelled to YouTube fame as a vocalist, guitarist and

May 18th, 2017|

PHA Accredits the First Regional Clinical Programs as Part of the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center Program

Silver Spring, Md. (May 18, 2017) –  Three pulmonary hypertension (PH) clinics have earned accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) after demonstrating their ability to deliver quality care to patients living with a complex, often misdiagnosed, life-threatening disease. The three centers were participants in the Regional Clinical Program (RCP) pilot program, designed as

May 18th, 2017|

Congress Approves 2 Billion Increase to NIH Budget

National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants support the work of pulmonary hypertension researchers across the county. Each year, PHA spends time on Capitol Hill talking with lawmakers about the importance of this research funding to help medical professionals better understand, and more effectively treat, PH. This spring, the President’s budget proposed a $1.2 billion cut

May 11th, 2017|

Fighting for Patients’ Right to Financial Assistance

Protect Your Right to Financial Assistance More and more health insurance plans are refusing to accept premium and copay payments from nonprofit financial assistance organizations. When insurers refuse premium and copay assistance payments, individuals with PH and other costly medical conditions are forced to find alternate coverage or go without life-saving therapy. Email your

May 11th, 2017|