Inside Pathlight, PHA’s Member Magazine

2020-12-21T14:31:20-05:00April 4th, 2019|

Pathlight, the flagship magazine of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), is published quarterly and sent to all PHA members. Don’t miss the many compelling and informative articles in the March 2019 Issue 1 magazine, including: “Game, Set Hatch” Cover story: Angela Hatch, P.A.-C explains how attending a medical course led to her PAH diagnosis

Happy Valentine’s Day: PHA Releases New Intimacy Guide

2020-12-21T14:29:51-05:00February 14th, 2019|

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to announce a new Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) resource on the topic of dating, relationships and intimacy? Today PHA releases “Living With PH: A Guide to Intimacy” in response to a known need for information and helpful tips to cope with and overcome the effects of

PHA Releases Updated Associated Condition Brochures

2020-12-21T14:28:58-05:00January 24th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) updated and redesigned its PH& brochures, a series of 13 educational pamphlets that discuss the relationship of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and other conditions or diseases known to be related to PH. The series includes PH&: Congenital heart disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Chronic thromboembolic disease Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia HIV

PHA’s Telephone Support Groups: Support Is Just a Call Away

2020-12-21T14:29:00-05:00January 10th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) telephone support groups offer connection, information and inspiration to community members wherever they are. Brian, the caregiver for his wife Charlotte, who has pulmonary hypertension (PH), never misses his monthly caregiver support group. Since it meets by phone, it is easier for him to maintain the perfect attendance record

Colleen Brunetti: Reflections on the Power of Telling Your Story

2020-12-21T15:37:13-05:00November 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

PH Didn’t Keep Aunt Pat From Her Mission – to Help in Any Way She Could

2020-12-21T15:37:17-05:00November 1st, 2018|

“I want others to stay positive and know that life is precious. Take time to savor the small things. Enjoy one another. Love others. Be kind.” – Nicole Lowe By: Nicole Lowe “My aunt was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in late July 2009. Doctors in Dayton, Ohio could not treat

PHA Recognizes Respiratory Care Week

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

In recognition of Respiratory Care Week Oct. 21-27, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) interviewed a registered respiratory therapist and certified pulmonary function technician. Tonya Zeiger, R.R.T., CPFT, is the pulmonary hypertension (PH) coordinator and associate in pulmonary medicine at the Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville, Fla. campus, a PHA-accredited Center of Comprehensive Care (CCC). In this interview,