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A Resolution to Volunteer | July e-Newsletter

NBCA’s July 2015 e-Newsletter celebrates our wonderful volunteer leadership, right in time to wish everyone a Happy New Year, as NBCA begins its new fiscal 2015/2016 year.  With this new fiscal year comes our Board elections, and we are pleased to introduce our new Executive Committee, including our new Board President Dr. Sara Wassenaar, our…

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Patient Volunteers Needed

Patient Volunteers Needed: ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism The American Society of Hematology (ASH) invites volunteers to serve as patient representatives on panels that will develop new clinical practice guidelines about the diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). VTE occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins of…

June newsletter

The DVT/PE Life: No Control-Z | June Newsletter

NBCA’s June e-Newsletter takes a look at some of the lifestyle issues that NBCA receives the most inquiries about from the VTE community, namely:  Diet and nutrition, exercise, depression and anxiety, and the management of nuisance bleeding.  While you might want to turn back time and undo the blood clot, we’re not computers and there’s…

May newsletter

NBCA May e-Newsletter

NBCA’s May e-Newsletter comes just in time for the summer travel season. In this month’s issue, we look at the increased risk of blood clots connected to long trips, or an extended amount of time in a plane, train, car or automobile. Check it all out here:  May e-Newsletter. You can also check out our previous…

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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…

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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…

april newsletter

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…