Summer 2016

Up Front

Advocacy Depends on You

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) has been advocating for the bleeding disorders community and holding advocacy days in Washington, DC, for many ...

Healthy Bites

Bacterial vs. Viral Respiratory Infections

With the rapid rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria, doctors aren’t eager to hand you a prescription anymore.

Diet: What’s In and Out

New guidelines offer science-based evidence on how food affects us.

Disinfecting Your Airspace

Everybody’s flying somewhere these days, from destination weddings to business conferences and ecotourism trips. Just think, with an expected doubling of airline ...

Researchers Discover New Virus Associated with HCV

Researchers plan to use these tests to work with blood banks to help protect the blood supply.

Screening New Moms for Depression

The joy of delivering a healthy baby can be overshadowed by depression. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says that one ...

The State of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal, or gum, disease is a function of aging. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that about half of ...

NHF in Action

2016 Spring Soiree

On May 19, 2016, more than 200 people gathered at Current at Chelsea Piers to celebrate the honorees of the National HemophiliaFoundation’s ...

March Is Now Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

Obtaining the federal designation of March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month was the cornerstone of the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) 2016 Washington ...

Global Focus

Breaking Down Barriers

There are more than 400 different languages spoken in the US. While English is considered the primary language for most Americans, many ...


PROBE-ıng Patients with Hemophilia

The goal of the study is to collect useful data that can improve lives.

Seeing Red

Efforts to raise awareness of health conditions have gotten more creative. The Ice Bucket Challenge brought prominence to the condition of people ...

What You Should Know About Telehealth Services

Telemedicine can bridge the distance between doctor and patients.

On the Move

Stretch It Out

Stretching is a low-impact form of exercise that encourages movement, relieves stiff joints and supports recovery after a bleed.

“When you have ...

Hemaware Jr.

Getting Ready for Surgery: Help Is Nearby

Here are some questions you can ask before having your tonsils out, ear tubes put in, or any other surgery.

Women's Health

A Growing Network of Support

Symptoms of a bleeding disorder can feel frightening and isolating. The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) intends to change that experience by providing ...

Family Matters

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Common outpatient procedures like tonsillectomies and ear tube placements may require additional precautions or even an overnight hospital stay for children with ...

Generation Next

Taking on the World

Tips for globetrotters with bleeding disorders.

Prime Time

Planning for Your Future

Randy Curtis was diagnosed with severe hemophilia A at age 2. He didn’t expect to live a long life. Sixty years later ...

In the Pipeline

FVII Gene Therapy Trial in Dogs; New FIX and HCV Drugs

An update on FVII gene therapy and more.