Winter 2013

Up Front

Excitement Builds for WFH 2016 World Congress in Miami

The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress will be held in the United States for the first time in 20 years ...

To Your Health

Flu Facts

In the middle of winter, it’s important to know the truth about influenza, the virus that causes the flu.

Influenza Virus, More

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Heart Health and Hemophilia

In the past decade, research has shown that people with hemophilia are just as prone to heart conditions as the general public.

Financial Health

Financing Your Future

The National Hemophilia Foundation’s interactive Steps for Living Web site has been a resource for families of young people with bleeding disorders ...

NHF in Action

Annual Meeting Embraces the Future

Maps offer a way to make sense of the unknown. “Mapping Our Future,” the theme of the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF) 2012 ...

History of Hemophilia Awareness in Alaska

Like many parents of children with hemophilia, Louise and Wayne Cobb did not know other families in their situation when their three ...

Planning Ahead for Hemophilia

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) conducted a daylong summit of hemophilia stakeholders on May 24, 2012, in Washington, DC, to develop a ...

Global Focus

WFH's 50th Anniversary Video Series Documents History

The story of Saliou Diop, MD, is at the center of the World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) newly released film, The Winning ...

Features

How Modern Medicine Has Tackled HIV

Update, August 2013: The FDA approved Tivicay® (dolutegravir), manufactured by ViiV Healthcare, a GlaxoSmithKline company. Tivicay is an integrase strand transfer ...

Miami Wins Bid for 2016 WFH Congress

The most recent World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) World Congress, held in Paris in July 2012, brought together nearly 5,400 people from ...

On the Move

Bowling for Your Body

Bowling has become an important part of life for Lucas Rice, 17, who has severe hemophilia A. He is on his high ...

Hemaware Jr.

Winter Wonderland Funderland

Snow means winter funtime. You can make snow angels, build snowmen and go sledding. But, if you’re not careful, ouchy, ...

Women's Health

A Difficult Combination

After she had her first child, a daughter, 18 years ago, Lisa Collins couldn’t stand or sit for more than 10 minutes ...

Spotlight

Q&A with Barry Haarde: Biking Across America

Barry Haarde completed a 3,700-mile bike ride from Oregon to New Hampshire in August 2012, as part of the Ride Across America. ...