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…

May e-Newsletter | Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

This May, our e-Newsletter is packed with exciting information. In recognition of Women’s Health Week 2017, the National Blood Clot Alliance is partnering with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation to provide women with essential information about birth control and blood clot risks, and to encourage them to visit Women & Blood Clots. At this website,…

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…

Connect With NBCA In 2017 | January e-Newsletter

With 2017 well underway, NBCA extends its wishes to you for a happy, healthy, and productive New Year. We look forward to a year of new projects and programs. With this January issue, we are excited to reveal our new monthly e-Newsletter format, which was designed with you in mind. It is our hope that…

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…

Journal Showcases Successful Initiatives to Prevent HA-VTE

Blood clots affect up to 900,000 people in the United States each year, and cause about 100,000 deaths annually. About half of these blood clots happen after a recent hospital stay or surgery. These types of blood clots are referred to as healthcare-associated venous thromboembolism, or HA-VTE. To support and prevent HA-VTE, the U.S. Department of…

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…

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,…