Jesus Cornejo: Big Heart
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By Eileen Lepionka “I could barely make the walk through the yard, which was only about 150 feet.” "My Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) journey began in August 2014. I was an active salesperson, selling toys at a hospital gift shop on
"2004 and 2007. Years that were life altering but have led me to my new normal. They are the years I was diagnosed with lupus and pulmonary hypertension (PH) respectively. "Hello, my name is Bernadette Bonifacio and I’m a Lupus Warrior and PHighter. Having
“If I don’t push myself a little, I know I would just sit on the couch and a vicious cycle would ensue.” "This month the Boston Marathon took place. A culmination of months of training, countless half marathons and other qualifiers all
“ I...love to tell my story and what organ donation has done for me, and how it’s affected my life as well as the lives of my families and friends.” "My name is Lauri Stanfield, I’m 47 years old, and I’m a
“The change in my life and my recovery is nothing short of amazing. I will be forever grateful to my donor and her family for the precious gifts they gave me. I will cherish our organs forever…” "I am Michelle, a single
“I feel so blessed to have been given this second chance opportunity. It never would have happened had it not been for someone who became an organ donor.” "You may remember my 1,200-mile trip from Florida to Massachusetts, by train, in September
“I don’t know anything about [my organ donor], but they are MY HERO.” “I would like to start off by saying that I am here today because of one person and I have no idea who they are! I don’t know what
During the month of November, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) gives special recognition to pulmonary hypertension (PH), along with a specific type of PH on Nov. 13, CTEPH Awareness
Dear PH Community, Here in Washington, D.C., autumn has arrived with some cooler weather and the first golden and orange leaves. Fall means that vacations are mostly over, and
Trevyent®, a new treatment system that utilizes subcutaneous delivery of treprostinil for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients, was submitted to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for approval.
Kristine Ritenour, a pulmonary hypertension (PH) nurse coordinator at the Medical University of South Carolina, serves as the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) support group leader of the Lowcountry Charleston Support
We are just one week away from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) free PHA on the Road education forum at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel in Kansas City, Kan., on
Many of the 350 volunteers leading the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) more than 200 support groups are patients and caregivers. But there is also another group of these leaders
Heather Arena, Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Support Group of Michiana leader in St. Joseph, Mich., shares her passion and joy for being a support group leader and how it
A team of Johns Hopkins University (Hopkins) engineering graduate students discovered the difficulties people with lung diseases experience accessing and obtaining portable oxygen equipment while shadowing Hopkins pulmonologists in
November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. During this month, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) also gives special recognition to one form of pulmonary hypertension (PH) on Nov. 13, CTEPH
Lynn Bastian serves as the leader of the Chicago South Side Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Support Group. In this story, she describes her journey from a newly diagnosed individual
Editor’s Note: We are rapidly approaching the period of open enrollment for Medicare, the Marketplace and Medicare Advantage. This article first appeared in Pathlight, the flagship magazine of the
We are less than a month away from PHA on the Road in Kansas City, Kan. It takes place on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the
Free event offers education about pulmonary hypertension from local medical experts and networking opportunities
Free event offers educational seminars on pulmonary hypertension from local medical experts and networking
Pulmonary Hypertension Association Promotes International World PH Day to Raise Awareness to Help Improve Patient Outcomes
Silver Spring, Md. (May 1, 2019) - The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joins dozens
A team of Johns Hopkins University (Hopkins) engineering graduate students discovered the difficulties people with lung diseases experience accessing and obtaining portable oxygen equipment while shadowing Hopkins
Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) staff and medical leadership presented research findings and interacted with global health care professionals with an interest in pulmonary hypertension (PH) at the
Individuals with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH, World Health Organization Group 4 PH) who have surgery to remove blood clots from the lungs could have a better
Dear PH Community, In 1994, just three years after the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) was founded by three patients and a caregiver, PHA held its first International
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