Celebrate & Share During National Women’s Health Week

Birth Control and Blood Clots: Know Your Risk There are more than 60 million women of child-bearing age in the United States, and the majority of them report using some form of birth control. In fact, the birth control pill is their number one choice. While research shows that the birth control pill is safe and…

When in Doubt, Check it Out: Melissa’s 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…

National Women’s Health Week 2017

A Movement to Raise Awareness about Birth Control and Blood Clot Risks Stand with the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) during National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), May 14-20, 2017, as we share life-saving information about dangerous blood clots. Women face a distinctive risk for blood clots that spans much of their lifetime. This risk is connected…

One More Test: Casey’s 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…

New Initiative Focused on University-Based Student Health Centers

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), in partnership with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation, and as an extension of our existing Women and Blood Clots program, has launched a suite of new resources focused squarely on the information needs of young women seeking a better understanding about their potential blood clot risks when estrogen-based birth control…

Surviving Made Me Stronger: DesiRae Feldhauser’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…

A Clot at 19 Years Old: Ashley Graves’ 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…

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…

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…