Summer 2013

Up Front

Research Progress Helps Entire Community

Cryoprecipitate. Long-acting factor concentrates. Gene therapy trials. These are just a few of the incredible clinical advances from the past 50 years, ...

To Your Health

Codeine and Kids

Surgical removal of adenoids and tonsils in kids with sleep apnea is often accompanied by a prescription for codeine to relieve the ...

Grapefruit Juice and Drugs Don’t Mix

That tart and tangy glass of grapefruit juice looks like the perfect way to down your morning medication. After all, it has ...

Financial Health

Your Money and the ACA

People with bleeding disorders have long faced high medical bills and challenges in getting and maintaining health insurance coverage. The continued implementation ...

NHF in Action

A Sporting Chance

A horde of fit athletes will gather ­September 7–8 on the banks of ­Canandaigua Lake in upstate New York to swim, bike ...

Annual Meeting Heads to California

California, here we come! NHF’s 65th Annual Meeting will take place in sunny Anaheim, California, on October 3–5, offering three days of ...

Lead On

Members of the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) National Youth Leadership Institute (NYLI) learned valuable leadership skills during a training program in New ...

Global Focus

A Global Effort to Reach Women

When representatives of the Federación de Hemofilia de la República Mexicana (Hemophilia Federation of the Republic of Mexico) explored reaching out to ...

Features

Banding Together for Hemophilia Research

Research into treatments and cures for hemophilia takes place in laboratories all over the country. So it’s no wonder that funding for ...

Osteoporosis in Men with Hemophilia

Despite the commercials on TV, osteoporosis—a disease characterized by weak, brittle bones—doesn’t just occur in older women. When Joe Nozemack, a publisher ...

On the Move

Kickball and Bleeding Disorders

Kickball may be a summer camp and schoolyard favorite, but it’s a sport that’s drawing adults, too. Played at recess, in weekend ...

Hemaware Jr.

Water Park Safety

There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than cool water, slippery slides and floating around with your friends. Water parks can ...

Women's Health

Art Therapy for Bleeding Disorders

Sarah Watson, MA, a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC), was 12 years old when her paternal grandfather passed away. She vividly remembers ...

Spotlight

Fit for Competition

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