PULMONARY HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATION NEWS

All Nationwide PHA Support Groups Now Online

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association recently merged its telephone support groups with its nationwide support group program. All nationwide support group meetings are now conducted through Zoom. The online meetings allow people with shared experiences or interests to connect wherever they live.

Know Your Risks: Join Our Webinar on Respiratory Infections

Discover potential risks and complications from respiratory syncytial virus, COVID-19 and the flu in our latest PHA Live webinar. Join us at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 EST for “Respiratory Infections and Pulmonary Hypertension.” Hear from Ivan Robbins, M.D., and Nidhy Varghese, M.D., about the effect of respiratory infections on adults and children with PH and how to safely treat your virus while taking PH medication. The webinar will include a Q&A session.

PHA Journal Address Conditions Related to PH

The latest issue of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension addresses associated diseases that can lead to pulmonary hypertension (PH). Advances is the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s quarterly peer-reviewed clinical journal.

Share Your Story for American Heart Month

Spread pulmonary hypertension (PH) awareness by sharing your story for American Heart Month in February. Heart disease can lead to PH or exacerbate symptoms. Help us call attention to the importance of cardiovascular health. Share how you manage your PH and heart disease or your tips for improving heart health.

Ask New Congress to Support PH Issues

Now that the 118th Congress is in session, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association urges Congress to work across the aisle. We need bipartisan legislation to improve health care for people with pulmonary hypertension and other serious and chronic health conditions.

Know Your Risks: Join Our Webinar on Respiratory Infections

Discover potential risks and complications from respiratory syncytial virus, COVID-19 and the flu in our latest PHA Live webinar. Join us at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 EST for “Respiratory Infections and Pulmonary Hypertension.” Hear from Ivan Robbins, M.D., and Nidhy Varghese, M.D., about the effect of respiratory infections on adults and children with PH and how to safely treat your virus while taking PH medication. The webinar will include a Q&A session.

PHPN Symposium to Feature Lead Author of New PH Guidelines

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) health professionals can meet the primary author of recently released PH guidelines at the PH Professional Network Symposium. Dr. Marc Humbert will discuss the new PH guidelines during the Sept. 28-30 PHA event in Arlington, Virginia. The guidelines, developed by a taskforce from the European Society of Cardiology and European Respiratory Society, were published in August 2022.

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TX - San Antonio TX (In Person)
Wednesday, February 8, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
Parent Support Group
Wednesday, February 8, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
OR - Central Oregon (Virtual)
Thursday, February 9, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
Bereavement Support Group
Thursday, February 9, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
MI - Lansing, MI (In Person)
Saturday, February 11, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
SC - Midlands, Columbia (In Person)
Saturday, February 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
MD - Baltimore - Johns Hopkins (Virtual)
Wednesday, February 15, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Caregiver Support Group
Wednesday, February 15, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

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