April e-Newsletter | Sharing our Success

We at NBCA are always inspired by your enthusiasm for the work that we do, but never more so than during some of our more pronounced educational efforts, such as during Blood Clot Awareness Month, which we recognized last month. As spring kicks off, we’re excited to share a small sample of some of our Blood…

Join the NBCA Women’s Health Week 2016 Thunderclap

A Movement to Raise Awareness about Women and Blood Clot Risks Join the movement during Women’s Health Week May 8-14, 2016, and stand with the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) as we share life-saving information about the important choices women make throughout their lives that increase their risk for dangerous blood clots. These choices are…

A DVT in My Arm Changed My Life: Hailey Rutherford’s Blood Clot Story

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected to…

Finding Strength in Numbers: Brittney Berlingeri’s Blood Clot Story

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including the patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected…

Blood Clot Survivor Running 50kADay — For 25 Days — to Support NBCA

While trekking 50 kilometers – that’s 50K or 31 miles – is not easy to imagine or attempt, Eric O’Connor is no stranger to running. In fact, he ran several marathons prior to an injury obtained in 2011 while playing with his son. The surgery to repair his torn meniscus was successful, but a week later…

CDC Webinar: March 3, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Blood Disorders (DBD), held a webinar on Thursday, March 3, 2016, entitled Assessing the Risk for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Hospitalized Medical Patients. The guest speaker was Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD, Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. In the archived webinar video below,…