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|

Researchers to Present Studies Based on Data from PHA’s Accreditation Program Registry at the American Thoracic Society Meeting

Silver Spring, Md. (May 18, 2017) –  Researchers will present two abstracts based on information from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR) at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) meeting this month. The PHAR is a part of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center (PHCC) accreditation program. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)—a progressive,

May 18th, 2017|

PHA Accredits the First Regional Clinical Programs as Part of the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center Program

Silver Spring, Md. (May 18, 2017) –  Three pulmonary hypertension (PH) clinics have earned accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) after demonstrating their ability to deliver quality care to patients living with a complex, often misdiagnosed, life-threatening disease. The three centers were participants in the Regional Clinical Program (RCP) pilot program, designed as

May 18th, 2017|

PHA Speaks Out on House of Representatives’ Passage of the American Health Care Act

Washington, D.C., May 5, 2017—  The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) -- the world’s first and largest organization dedicated to empowering and advocating for pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients and caregivers, promoting quality care and catalyzing research for a cure -- issued a response to the House of Representatives’ passage of the American Health Care Act. PHA

May 5th, 2017|

PHA Leader Gregory Elliott, M.D. Recognized for Patient Care and Research Advancements by American Thoracic Society

Silver Spring, Md. (April 20, 2017) – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is excited to announce that the significant contributions in advancing pulmonary hypertension (PH) care and research of C. Gregory Elliott, M.D., M.A.C.P., have earned him the 2017 American Thoracic Society Public Advisory Roundtable (PAR) William J. Martin, II Distinguished Achievement Award. Dr. Elliott,

April 20th, 2017|