NBCA and Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon Hit the Trail Together

Runners in the upcoming Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) can hit the trail to help raise funds to Stop the Clot® and support the educational efforts of the National Blood Clot Alliance, as NBCA and TRM team up to raise funds that will support the organization’s efforts to increase public awareness about potentially life-threatening blood clots and…


New NBCA Infographic

Just released:  NBCA’s new Infographic, made possible by funding provided under NBCA’s Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This new infographic is being shared nationwide on the websites of more than 600 television stations, radio stations and newspapers. Please share this important new educational tool with your friends and family. Click…

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NBCA’s April Newsletter – Sports and More

NBCA’s April e-Newsletter is all about sports…sports and blood clots. In this month’s issue, we explore the growing recognition of blood clots occurring among fit and health individuals, and take a look at some of today’s higher profile athletes who have been affected by DVT and PE.  We also take a peek at all the…

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Special Edition March e-Newsletter: DVT Awareness Month

NBCA’s Special Edition March e-Newsletter is focused on Blood Clot Awareness month. In this month’s issue, we provide an inside look at our new Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ awareness campaign, share our first CEO column, Think & Ink, from Randy Fenninger, and feature eight patient stories that both reflect the diversity of our…

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Stop the Clot, Spread The Word

Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ Campaign Kicks Off  NBCA is delighted to announce that, in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we are unveiling our new Stop the Clot, Spread the Word™ public awareness campaign today, March 11, 2015, in recognition of Blood Awareness Month. Using several important integrated digital…

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Webinar for Health Professionals

The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Blood Disorders, is hosting an important webinar for health professionals on Thursday, March 19, 2015, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern. Greg Maynard, MD, MSc, SFHM, a member of NBCA’s Medical & Scientific Advisory Board, a hospitalist, and also Clinical Professor of Medicine, and…


Three NBA Players Struck by Blood Clots in Recent Weeks

In the span of roughly one month, three well known players in the National Basketball Association (NBA) were struck by blood clots. Most recently, on Saturday, February 21, the Miami Heat confirmed that their 2015 NBA All-Star Chris Bosh would miss the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lung. Just a…

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New Format, Take a Look – NBCA Feb e-Newsletter

NBCA’s February e-Newsletter is focused on atrial fibrillation, or AFib, in recognition of National Heart Health Month.  Check out our new format and keep an eye out for upcoming monthly issues that will keep you informed of new information and events important to people affected by blood clots, their families, healthcare providers, and the public….

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FDA Recall of Blood Clot Device

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, the initiation of an ongoing Class 1 recall of several models of Covidien’s Trellis 6 and Trellis 8 peripheral infusion systems, specifically manufactured at the company’s plant in Minnesota. These Trellis machines are used by doctors to remove blood clots in the deep veins…