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Finding Hope in the PH Community and Research Studies

[ad_1] Morgan Nuchols, 28, is a member of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s Generation Hope Facebook Support Group. The group is for people with pulmonary hypertension (PH) between 18 and 39 years old. Morgan, of Torrance, California, enjoys puzzles, singing songs from her childhood and playing with her 14-year-old dog Lucy. By Morgan Nuchols I was …

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9 Tips for Sending Kids Back to School as Pandemic Evolves

[ad_1] COVID-19 concerns are front of mind as a second school years begins amid the pandemic. Whether to send children back to the classroom remains a difficult decision for families affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH). That’s especially worrisome for families who live in school districts without remote learning options this year, pediatric PH physicians tell …

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Join PHA’s 30th Anniversary Fall Fundraising Campaign

[ad_1] When Tyler Garigen was diagnosed with PH, he was only 4 years old. Thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), he and his family found hope for the future. “I can’t imagine living with PH without all the help from PHA.,” he says. Tyler, the face of PHA’s 30th anniversary fall fundraising campaign, encourages …

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Symposium Trivia Night to Raise Money for Conference Scholarships

[ad_1] Allied health professionals, nurses, physicians and researchers: Join us at 5 p.m. EDT Oct. 1 for Trivia Night at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) 2021 PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium. In this fun event, teams of six will compete virtually to test their general and pulmonary hypertension (PH) knowledge and win prizes. All proceeds …

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Drive-By Lemonade Stand Raises Money for PH Research

[ad_1] Ellie Estes wanted to celebrate her seventh birthday in a nontraditional way. She planned a drive-by and virtual lemonade stand to raise money for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Ellie, who has idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, hoped her community would support her fundraiser to help find a cure for pulmonary hypertension (PH). News of the …

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Virtual Support Group Meetings to Continue Through Year-End

[ad_1] After much consideration, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has decided that support group meetings should remain virtual through the end of the year. The decision was influenced by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data on COVID19 community spread and input from PHA’s Board of Trustees, Scientific Leadership Council and Support Group Leader Advisory …

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PHA Journal: How PAH Affects Organs, Obesity, Other Diseases

[ad_1] The latest issue of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension addresses pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) as a systemic disease. “Even in its purest form, the idiopathic or hereditary PAH, the rest of the body is affected when various organs begin suffering from inadequate perfusion, initially with exertion, then even at rest,” says guest editor Ioana R. …

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