PHantastic Response to Giving Tuesday Campaign

2018-11-29T21:45:42+00:00 November 29th, 2018|

Two families offered a match for this week’s 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign, helping boost the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA) total donations to a record-breaking $61,882 for the annual giving event. The Doerge and Blesi families, who were first touched by pulmonary hypertension (PH) when daughter Zoe Doerge was diagnosed, offered a $17,000 match in

PH Community Steps Up to Increase Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness

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

CTEPH Awareness Day Campaign Increases Overall PH Recognition

2018-11-16T23:14:53+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) recognized Wednesday, Nov. 14, as CTEPH Awareness Day and responses show an eagerness to learn about chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Social media graphics and messages were shared widely, creating an aura of enthusiasm around the day. PHA fed the excitement by providing a myriad of ways to engage and

Pulmonary Hypertension Community Raises Crucial Funds in 2018 to Support PHA’s Mission

2018-11-16T23:13:36+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

More than 12,500 volunteers throughout the country helped organize 49 events to raise funds that support the mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Nearly half of these events were part of PHA’s national O2 breatheTM program, our signature fundraising events. The O2 breatheTM program is supported through the generosity of our national sponsors:

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