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In little more than a decade and a half, we have seen incredible growth in the field of pulmonary hypertension. We have gone from no treatments to nine, from being a disease of little notice in the medical community to one with great and growing educational structures, from hopelessness to hope. » Read more
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“I'm one person. I've been in that congressional office and I've gotten a Member of Congress to co-sponsor [the PH Research and Education Act]. If you get to one person, you make a difference." — Nicole Cooper
Put a face on PH this November by participating in PHA’s Congressional Luncheon. Invite your Members of Congress now or attend in person on Nov. 13. » Learn more and RSVP
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PTMedicare Part D open enrollment — your opportunity to make changes to your Part D coverage — begins Oct. 15. Prepare for open enrollment with PHA’s interactive web chat. Join us to learn tips on the process, from what to look for in a Part D plan to how to navigate the online plan finder. » Register now
I found a great resource on the PHA website this month, and I was thinkingit just might be my favorite part of the website. Then I realized choosing a favorite section would be like choosing a favorite niece or nephew. But let's say I wanted to spend 12 hours a day for a week with one of them, and I had to choose one. I could do that. » Read more
There is still space left at the upcoming Chicago, Ill., area PHA on the Road forum on Oct. 13. Don’t forget to register for this FREE regional patient and family education event. Online registration closes Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT. » Sign up now
Want to make a big impact this Awareness Month, but don’t have a lot of time? Tell your PH story through a personal awareness and fundraising page to educate your friends and family and raise money to fight PH. It’s quick, easy and secure. » Get started!
Questions? Contact Giving@PHAssociation.org or 301-565-3004
Watch these recorded webinars and check out upcoming ones at the hub for PH medical education: www.PHAOnlineUniv.org
People living with chronic illnesses often need long-term care to help with everyday activities like dressing, eating and other day-to-day tasks. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers online tools and guides to help you decide if long-term care meets your needs or those of someone you care about. » Check out videos and other resources
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Baltimore PH Walk for HOPEBaltimore, Md.
9th Annual Georgia Fun Walk for a CureMarietta, Ga.
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