The University of Kansas Health System Nursing Team to Attend Special Pulmonary Hypertension Association Symposium to Gain New Insights for Caring for Patients with Rare Lung Disease

SILVER SPRING, MD. (September 21, 2017) – A team of nurses at The University of Kansas Health System skilled in caring for patients with a little known deadly and often misdiagnosed disease will head to Bethesda, Md., for a unique career opportunity. They will be among more than 400 mostly non-physician health care professionals

September 22nd, 2017|

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Celebrity Ambassador Terrence J to Show Support at Gathering of PH Professionals

TV personality and executive producer Terrence J (Jenkins) will join nearly 500 health care professionals as he kicks off a Symposium on pulmonary hypertension (PH), a progressive, deadly disease often misdiagnosed, for example, as asthma. Terrence J, who suffers from an unrelated rare disease, knows firsthand the importance of raising awareness and the need for

August 18th, 2017|

Survivor of Two Deadly Diseases to Share Joy-of-Life Secret at Portland, Ore. Pulmonary Hypertension Association Forum

Stevenson, Wash. -- Fifteen years after learning she has life-threatening pulmonary hypertension (PH) and five years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Debra Watkins of Stevenson, Wash., is loving her life. PH is a progressively debilitating disease resulting in high blood pressure of the lungs due to narrowing of the pulmonary arteries. It forces

August 2nd, 2017|

More Pulmonary Hypertension Patients Have Access to PHA – Accredited Treatment Facilities

Silver Spring, Md. (July 27, 2017) –  Committed to providing access to quality care for people living with pulmonary hypertension (PH), the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) continues to roll out its Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) accreditation program. The Pulmonary Hypertension Programs at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Henry Ford

July 28th, 2017|

Love and Compassion Fuel Lawrence, Mass., Coffee Café Owner’s Pulmonary Hypertension Association Advocacy and Activism

Lawrence, Mass. (July 13, 2017) –Frank Cann, owner of Coffee Cann Café in Lawrence, Mass. and F. H. Cann & Associates, Inc of North Andover, decided the best way to conquer the overwhelming and helpless feelings brought on by news that his daughter’s fiancé was battling pulmonary hypertension (PH), a progressive, debilitating and life-threatening

July 13th, 2017|

With Addition of Two Sites, U.S. Patients Have Access to Care from 52 PHA-Accredited Health Care Facilities

Silver Spring, Md. (June 21, 2017) - With the addition of two newly Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)-accredited health care sites, more U.S. patients have access to care from facilities that have completed a rigorous review process for providing specialized pulmonary hypertension (PH) care. The University of New Mexico School of Medicine PH Program in

June 22nd, 2017|

Eleven-Year PH Survivor to Deliver Message of Hope and Triumph at Twin Cities PHA on the Road Event

St. Paul, Minn. (June 8, 2017) – Eleven years after doctors diagnosed her with pulmonary hypertension (PH), Pamela Combs of St. Paul, Minn., is proving to herself and others that new treatments and a positive outlook can help extend and improve patients’ lives. Combs will address attendees June 24 at PHA on the Road

June 8th, 2017|

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Campaign Targets People Who May Have a Deadly Progressive Lung Disease and Don’t Know it and At-Risk Communities

Ads Featuring PHA Celebrity Champion and National Recording Artist Traci Braxton Target Commuters Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor  Silver Spring, MD. (May 24, 2017) – Awareness for people suffering from pulmonary hypertension (PH), an illness that is often misdiagnosed, can be a life or death matter. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is bolstering its awareness

June 1st, 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|