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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…

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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…

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Team Stop the Clot: 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Sign Up Now for Team Stop the Clot, 2015 TCS New York City Marathon. Only 10 spots guaranteed for the big November 1, 2015 Race. If you’ve always wanted to run the streets of New York, but you missed out on the New York Road Runners lottery for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, worry…

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January 2015 – NBCA e-Newsletter

NBCA’s January e-Newsletter features a brand new look and a brand new approach to sharing important information affecting our community.  We hope that you enjoy the changes we’ve made. First off, expect to see more original content, with monthly features that will keep you informed about the activities of NBCA and our leadership, and timely…

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NBCA Appoints New MASAB Chair

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael B. Streiff, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, as the new Chair of its prestigious Medical & Scientific Advisory Board (MASAB). Dr. Streiff has been a MASAB member for several years, and took…