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,…