Summer 2011

Up Front

Building Community Online

When I became the executive director of the Colorado Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) in December 2010, it was clear ...

To Your Health

Long Strides

Hidden veins. Worn-out veins. Blown veins. People with hemophilia who infuse factor products feel the frustration from uncooperative veins.

One solution for ...

The Rx Factor

Because many pain relievers (including aspirin-containing products) can cause internal bleeding, acetaminophen is generally considered a safe alternative for people with bleeding ...

Financial Health

Advocating for HTC Funding

Read about the history of HTC funding and the growing needs.

With the federal deficit now in the trillions, one of the ...

NHF in Action

Enrich Your Learning on New NHF Web Site

First Step, the first component of the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) Steps for Living, a new Web-based, comprehensive education ...

Five Chapters Join NHF

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is proud to announce that five local chapters are merging with it. The chapters will adopt the ...

Get Inspired in Chicago at NHF’s 63rd Annual Meeting

Chicago, the “city of big shoulders,” will embrace the bleeding disorders community for the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) 63rd Annual Meeting on ...

HemAware Is Golden

HemAware magazine and its Web site, hemaware.org, are bringing home the gold, winning top honors from several publishing organizations.

Pediatric Hematologist Joins NHF as Medical Advisor

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marion A. Koerper, MD, as its medical advisor. Koerper practices ...

Global Focus

To Russia, With Love

When Yuri Zhulyov began his work with the bleeding disorders community in 1989, the number of people living with hemophilia in Russia ...

Features

Battling Bullies

The “captain of the school army” had Dylan Edwards in his sights. He ordered his “soldiers” to chase Dylan, who has a ...

Digital Connections

Susan Scroggins didn’t know which was worse: that both her children had been diagnosed with type 1 von Willebrand disease (VWD), or ...

On the Move

Back to Basics

Getting in shape doesn’t require expensive gear or the latest fad workout routine. All you really need is your own body. With ...

Hemaware Jr.

Walk, Don’t Run!

Are you ready to take part in a Hemophilia Walk? You may have heard your mom or dad talk about this, ...

Spotlight

Western Medicine

In each issue of HemAware, we “Take 5” with people in the bleeding disorders community and spotlight their efforts ...