Winter 2010

Up Front

Planning for Pregnancy to Minimize Risks of Bleeding Disorders

See cover article, "Pregnant Pause."

Pregnancy and birth are often times of great joy, but they can also be times ...

To Your Health

Managing Disease While Aging With Hemophilia

Better treatments and comprehensive care provided at hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) during the past 35 years mean people with hemophilia are now ...

Financial Health

NHF in Action

Bleeding Disorders Research and Fellowship Awards

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is pleased to announce its research and fellowship award winners, who were honored at NHF’s 61st Annual ...

MASAC Addresses Mad Cow Disease

A new recommendation by the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF’s) Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) addresses concerns of blood contamination from ...

NHF Hosts 61st Annual Meeting in San Francisco

The photos drifted across the two large screens that flanked the ballroom stage—children horsing around at camp; families proudly crossing the finish ...

Q&A: Roxana Ramirez of the Hemophilia Association of San Diego County

In each issue of HemAware, we take a look at how local NHF chapters and associations are making a difference in ...

Global Focus

World Hemophilia Day 2010

View the podcast for World Hemophilia Day 2010.

Although your family, friends and neighbors may know you have a bleeding disorder, they ...

Features

Hemophilia and Hip Replacement Surgery

Elvis swiveled them. Jeans hug them. People with hemophilia have pain in them. Hips. Without them, we couldn’t walk or stand. But ...

On the Move

Building Strength Through Functional Fitness

Six-pack abs and ripped biceps may look sexy, but in the real world, they are not very realistic. Further, they are not ...

Hemaware Jr.

Oh, Baby!

Your mom’s tummy is getting bigger and bigger as a baby grows inside it. Maybe you’ve even felt the baby kick or ...

Women's Health

Dangers Women With Abnormal Bleeding Face

Many women accept heavy, prolonged periods as an annoying but ordinary condition, putting up with monthly fatigue and stress. It may take ...

Spotlight

Book Shares Stories Of 400 Hemophilia Patients

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