PHANews.org, a publication of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), is the trusted source of up-to-date news, community events listings and lifesaving information about pulmonary hypertension for patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and supporters.

Now Is the Time to Commit Your Support to PHA Patients

2020-04-02T22:38:48+00:00April 2nd, 2020|

There’s no better time to commit your support to pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients throughout the world by donating to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). PHA is committed to serving the (PH) community and addressing COVID-19, but we need your help. Your gift will be put to work right away. PHA offers online and phone support

5 Videos to Safely Start a Home Exercise Routine

2020-03-26T15:35:50+00:00March 26th, 2020|

Feeling restless while sheltering in place? Consult your doctor about how to safely resume or add exercise into your daily routine. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) recently released five new videos designed for people with pulmonary hypertension (PH) to improve their understanding of major types of exercise, such as yoga and cardio, strength and

Why Caregiver Cindy Warnberg Started a Golf Tournament to Support PHA

2020-03-26T16:42:27+00:00March 26th, 2020|

Chelsea Warnberg celebrates another successful event. When Chelsea Warnberg was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) nine years ago at age 21, her mother, Cindy, was there for her every step of the way. As primary caregiver, Cindy accompanied her daughter to countless appointments through each stage of her treatment. “Watching my daughter face

5 Healthful Ways for PH Community to Connect

2020-03-19T21:47:41+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Many people are avoiding unnecessary physical interactions to limit the risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19. But sometimes physical isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness, anxiety or depression. As the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) monitors the evolving coronavirus situation, we urge the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community to remain united and connected.Here are five ways

In-Person Testing, Signature Requirements Waived for Home Oxygen

2020-04-02T20:12:05+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Sharon Smith, leader of the Altus, Oklahoma, PHA support group, relaunched her group after years of no in-person support in her area. “I held my first meeting in 2014, but no one came. I tried again in February 2017, and this time Deloris and Rick Peacy, two support group leaders from Arkansas, attended. We

PHA Registry Expands Access to PH Data Service

2018-12-06T18:43:48+00:00December 6th, 2018|

A new Data Analysis Service launched this week by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) enables researchers and organizations not involved in PHA’s Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR) to use data from the multi-center patient registry. PHAR is part of an innovative and critical PHA initiative to improve care for persons with pulmonary hypertension (PH),

Researchers at Vanderbilt Publish First Study from PHA’s 2018 Research Room

2018-11-29T21:44:15+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Using fitness devices and cell phones, pulmonary hypertension (PH) researchers compared the physical activity of individuals with and without pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the first research study published using data collected through the Research Room at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla. By collecting

PHantastic Response to Giving Tuesday Campaign

2018-11-29T21:45:42+00:00November 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