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PH and COVID-19: Visit PHA’s Online Resources

  • COVID-19 FAQ for People with PH
  • PHA Connects: Health and Wellness Series
  • Therapy Access and Funding Assistance
  • Videos to Help You Start a Home Exercise Routine
  • Ways to Connect Virtually: Support Groups and More
  • PH Community Making Masks: Learn How!
  • Resources for HCPs
  • COVID-19 in the News

Study: Patients Treated at PHCCs May Have Better Outcomes

The July 2020 issue of the journal CHEST features two articles based on a study that shows that patients might fare better when treated at a Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center (PHCC). The study examined outcomes of people with PH treated at a PHCC accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension

Is Your State Easing Pandemic Restrictions? Find Out What It Means for You

What do you need to know as cities and states reopen and ease pandemic restrictions? Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) at 8 p.m. EDT Friday, July 17 for “Pulmonary Hypertension and COVID-19: Four Months into the Pandemic.” Pulmonologist Murali Chakinala, chair of PHA’s Scientific Leadership Council, will lead

Help Continue a Conference Tradition: Join the PHA Fashion Show

COVID-19 might have caused the cancellation of Conference, but it can’t stop you from walking the catwalk. It’s not too late to submit photos or videos for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s virtual fashion show. Show yourself at your best: in formalwear, costumes or pajamas. Or show off how

See Updates to PHA’s COVID-19 FAQ

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) wants to keep you up to date on the latest pandemic information. As communities enter new phases of pandemic restrictions, PHA continues to update its COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions. See the FAQ.

Volunteer Spotlight: Raising Awareness for Scleroderma and PH

By Karen Fragale I live in Johnston, Iowa, which is just outside of Des Moines. I have two children, Christopher, 31, and Stephanie, 28. Christopher, who works in finance, is engaged and planning a wedding date in October. Stephanie, an accountant, lives with me and is my primary caregiver

New Advances in PH Issue Now Online

The latest issue of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension is now online. The issue, “New Invasive Technologies and Devices in Pulmonary Hypertension,” was guest-edited by Richard A. Krasuski, M.D., professor of medicine and director of adult congenital disease and pulmonary hypertension at Duke University. “During these challenging times when clinicians are

PHA Made Her Life Better. Her Donations Help Others

Carol Skeens of Pasadena, Maryland, was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) in 2002. When she learned she had PH, she felt scared and all alone — like no one would understand the rare disease she faced. Soon after, she found the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). She spent a lot

Helping the PH Community Navigate Unprecedented Times

As the holiday weekend approaches, the COVID-19 pandemic prevents us from enjoying activities normally associated with Independence Day. Instead of celebrating with picnics, parades and firework displays, we continue to physically distance ourselves from many friends and family. While this necessary precaution protects members of the pulmonary hypertension

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