Registration for the 2017 PHPN Symposium, Oct. 5-7, is now open

The theme for this year’s event, Navigating the Future: Individualizing Patient Care in the Face of Increasingly Complex Treatment Options, will highlight the ways in which PH-treating health care professionals can adapt this groundbreaking approach to treating patients with pulmonary hypertension. Be sure to register today to reserve your spot!

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Frank Cann, Ernesto Bencosme, Justin CannPHA Applauds First State-Appointed PH Task Force

Instituting the nation’s first PH law, Massachusetts has named the first members of a task force of experts to monitor and report annually on advances in caring for patients fighting the disease. PHA hopes the successful advocacy effort becomes a model for states throughout the nation. Read More >>

Periwinkle Hearts Around the World Join Forces with PHA and International PH Associations

PHA joins 80 global sister organizations on May 5, 2017 for World PH Day -- an annual global event to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension. Approximately 25 million people are living with PH worldwide. Join forces with PHA and other PH associations around the world and show your support with the Periwinkle Hearts Around the World campaign. Update your social media profile and help share these PH facts. Read More >>

PH advocates in front of capitalFight a New Proposal to Eliminate Health Insurance Protections

Fight back now against the latest effort to repeal and replace Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) patient protections. The latest version of the replacement bill removes protections for individuals with pre-existing health conditions. Tell your representative to fight to keep patient safeguards that matter to you. Email Now >>

PHA Classroom: e-Learning. Anytime. Anyplace.PHA International PH Conference Recordings: Lifestyle and Planning with PH

A new themed batch of PHA's 2016 International PH Conference recordings are available now on PHA Classroom. These recordings cover coping with PH, nutrition and diuretics and information for men and women with PH. PHA Classroom is an online educational platform designed for PH patients and families that features live webinars and educational materials on medical and lifestyle topics. View the Recordings >>

Exercising With PH WebinarFree Exercising With PH Webinar: April 24, 2017

Join PHA Classroom for a live webinar, “Exercising with PH: The Ins, Outs, Ups and Downs.” Senior exercise physiologists, Julie Tracy, MSc and Abbey Karin, M.Ed., of Brigham and Women’s Hospital will discuss the benefits of exercise and how exercise can improve symptoms that are associated with PH. The session will also discuss risks and warning signs to be aware of when exercising and daily exercises that can increase your fitness and strength. Register here


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