It’s No Trick: These Kids with PH Are a Treat

2020-12-21T15:28:13-05:00October 19th, 2018|

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is not just a disease for adults, so the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) works hard to support children with PH and their families. In 2017, PHA established a Pediatric Task Force, which surveyed 200 patients, families and providers to learn more about their needs and concerns. PHA also launched a comprehensive

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

2020-12-21T15:28:17-05:00October 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

2020-12-21T15:28:19-05:00October 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

PHA on the Road – Long Beach Welcomes More Than 200 PH Community Members

2020-12-21T15:28:20-05:00October 5th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) hosted a PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forum Saturday, Sept. 29, in Long Beach, Calif. The forum brought together people with pulmonary hypertension (PH), their caregivers, families and friends, and PH-treating health care professionals for a day of learning and networking. The forum’s opening session

PHight for Life Brings Community of PHighters Together

2020-12-21T15:27:10-05:00September 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

Georgia Fun Walk Celebrates 15th Year on October 13

2020-12-21T15:27:12-05:00September 14th, 2018|

The Georgia Fun Walk, launched by Sally Maddox, Ed.D., Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Board of Trustees secretary, celebrates its 15th walk October 13. This year’s milestone walk promises to be a special day for people living with pulmonary hypertension (PH), their families, caregivers, sponsors and health care providers in the greater Atlanta area. The

Tampa Bay PHA Support Group Shares Experience Weathering Hurricane Irma

2020-12-21T15:27:14-05:00September 14th, 2018|

As the 2018 hurricane season begins, the PHA community reflects on the anniversary of last year’s terrible storms with an empowering tale of community, resourcefulness and courage. By Jodi Hamel and Carolyn Sheehy (aka. Peas and Carrots) Tampa Bay PHA support group leaders As we write this, it is exactly one year to the

Pulmonary Pints Celebrates 10 Years in Baltimore

2020-12-21T15:27:17-05:00September 7th, 2018|

Pulmonary Pints, an annual fundraiser in Baltimore to raise money and increase awareness of pulmonary hypertension (PH), will celebrate its milestone 10th anniversary Saturday, October 6. Participants will enjoy live music, raffles, amazing food and drink specials. This year’s attendees hope to celebrate the event’s 10-year anniversary by achieving a $100,000 fundraising milestone! Pulmonary

Seven-Year Old Jackson Shares Story and Hosts Event to Help PH Patients

2020-12-21T15:27:18-05:00September 7th, 2018|

Jackson Wall, a seven-year old living with PH, was very busy at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla., this summer, as he had many scheduled activities and speaking engagements. He squeezed in time between the Conference kids’ field trip and the fashion show to be