July e-Newsletter | Athletes & Blood Clots

Think you are too fit for a blood clot? Think again. Blood clots can happen to even the most active and physically fit people, including professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike. We at NBCA regularly hear from athletes who have experienced DVT and PE, even at the peak of physical fitness. The one thing that…

June e-Newsletter | NBCA Summer News & Information

Summer is upon us and the time for hitting the road for the beach, family vacations, and other potentially far-off destinations is finally here. As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, don’t forget your Passport to Safety to make sure that you take steps to prevent blood clots as you soak up the…

March e-Newsletter | Blood Clot Awareness Month

This March, our e-Newsletter is packed with exciting information in recognition of Blood Clot Awareness Month (BCAM). We invite you to get involved with our Know More, Share More awareness effort, which involves a spectrum of new and unique digital content we have created to share key facts and information among all of our social media channels….

National Heart Month: All About AFib | February e-Newsletter

In our February e-Newsletter, we take a closer look at atrial fibrillation, or AFib, in connection with National Heart Month, recognized each February. AFib is the most common form of irregular heart beat or arrhythmia, and a risk factor for clot-provoked stroke. Heart Month 2017 provides a prime opportunity for us to contribute to important AFib dialogue taking…

Special Holiday Edition | December e-Newsletter

Our December e-Newsletter features a look back at the community that we have served – and grown with – over the past year. In 2016, NBCA expanded several of our most valuable programs and services to reach even more patients who are seeking information and support. We unveiled a new component of our signature  Stop…

A Time of Thanksgiving | November e-Newsletter

Our November e-Newsletter features the growth of one of our newest patient and caregiver services, our online discussion and support community. Just over a year ago, NBCA launched this unique online support community dedicated to the needs of people affected by life-threatening blood clots in response to a widely recognized and growing interest in patient and caregiver support,…

Prescription Patient Stories | July e-Newsletter

This July, the NBCA e-Newsletter is focused on the power of patient stories to provide patient support. We at the National Blood Clot Alliance have seen first-hand the positive impact of providing support through sharing patient stories. We began posting stories to our website back in 2013. Today, a growing number of patients reach out…

Destination Bound: Tips for Safe Summer Travel | June e-Newsletter

Are you going to be traveling this summer? Each year, more than 300 million people travel on long-distance flights (more than four hours long), with the total number of long-distance trips (about 657 million) happening from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The summer months are, in fact, the perfect time  to hop on a plane, train,…

Join the Women & Blood Clots Movement | May e-Newsletter

The National Blood Clot Alliance’s May e-Newsletter is here in recognition of National Women’s Health Week, which kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 8, and is celebrated through May 14, 2016. During this very special week, the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is empowering women to take charge of their health by highlighting the blood clot…