July 24, 2013

PHA News, Pulmonary Hypertension Association, Empowered by hope
Blog Post from PHA's President

Ripples in the Stream...

It's nice when recognition for PHA comes from others who recognize the work this organization does. It's very special when that recognition comes from our own community. Recently, I got the following email message with the magic words, "Your supporters have spoken." » Read more

From the PH Community: PH Plus Blog

Nine Ways You Can Support Your Emotional Health

Learning that you have pulmonary hypertension or another life-altering disease can bring on many emotions. What do you do on a daily basis to help your emotional health? If you feel you are having trouble coping with a chronic illness, maintaining your emotional wellness or just want to see what others are doing to stay well, check out the following information. These nine fun tips are sure to brighten your life. » Read more

Resources for Caregivers
    PH Ready

Check Out PH Ready for Caregivers

Need more information on communicating with others about PH, preparing for an emergency, recognizing the side effects of PH medicines or identifying and coping with depression? These are just a few of the topics that will be covered in PH Ready Caregivers, PHA’s new self-study curriculum for caregivers. Learn more and register today.

Support Research for a Cure

Your Support Can Make a Difference for PH Research

PHA has five cutting-edge research programs dedicated to exploring the causes and treatments for PH and contributing knowledge that will lead us to a cure. Your donation to PHA’s research program will be multiplied through PHA’s partnerships with renowned research organizations like the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a branch of the National Institutes of Health. » Learn more and make a research contribution today

For Medical Professionals

PH Professional Network Symposium: Act Now for Reduced Registration!

Space is still available for healthcare professionals who wish to attend our 2013 PH Professional Network Symposium, taking place Sept. 26-28, 2013. PHA is offering a reduced registration fee of $100 for the first 250 PH-treating healthcare professionals who register. Act now and don’t miss this opportunity to register at the reduced rate! » Register now

PH News Headlines

Research & Treatment News
» Pulmonary Denervation Shows Promise for Resistant Pulmonary Hypertension

» Step Forward for Understanding Arterial Disease

» A Common Stem Cell for the Heart and Lungs Reveals Intricacies for Life on Land

» Test Your Medical Knowledge with the MKSAP Challenge: 38-Year-Old Woman with Fatigue and Dyspnea on Exertion

Updates From PHers Around the World
» Generation Hope Blog: Celebrate Your Friends the Right Way This National Girlfriends Day

» People Stylewatch Magazine to Donate Portion of Proceeds to PHA

» Cancer Survivor and PH Patient Awaits Double Lung Transplant

» Desperate for Transplant, She's Still Glad Pa. Girl Got Lungs

» More News

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