Thursday, May 21, 2015

Second Annual O2 breathe Golf Outing

The Second Annual O2 breathe Golf Outing is less than three weeks away in Mundelein, Ill.! PHA is holding this event on Friday, June 5, at the Countryside Golf Course to raise awareness about pulmonary hypertension, to raise funds for research and to provide support and education for the PH community. There are lots of exciting things planned for the day. The Hole in One grand prize is a round-trip airfare for two, accommodations, two tickets for the 2016 Masters Tournament and spending cash! There will also be a drawing for a chance to putt for $2,500 and many raffle prizes. Purchase your foursome, become a sponsor or register as an individual to join in on the fun and fight against PH! Learn more about this event or register.

PHA's Patient-to-Patient Support Line

Save this number! 1-800-748-7274. PHA’s Patient-to-Patient Support Line is a great resource for you and your loved ones. Talk with experienced patients about transitioning medications, being a new patient or day-to-day living with PH. These friendly patient volunteers look forward to helping you.

PHA Events Fundraising App

Fighting back against pulmonary hypertension just got a whole lot easier. Download our PHA Events fundraising app - FOR FREE! The official app for many PHA Chapter events across the country allows you to manage and share your event experience right at your fingertips, from your handheld phone. Connect with others through email and social media to share your reasons for fighting PH, recruit team members, encourage donations, track your fundraising progress and thank your supporters. Learn more and download the Android app or the iPhone app.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Join Team O2 breathe at the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas™ Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Are you ready to rock? Team O2 breathe is excited to announce that we are an official charity for the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas™ Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on November 15, 2015! Compete in this event to represent those with PH, help fund research and provide support and education for the PH community. Rock out to live music at every mile and cross the finish line knowing you have helped raise awareness and funds for PHA. All contributions you make will positively impact the local PH community and the mission of PHA. Learn more or register.

American Thoracic Society Celebrates 110th Anniversary at 2015 International Conference in Denver, Colo.

From MedPage Today  -- The "Mile High City" will be the setting for the American Thoracic Society 2015 International Conference, which gets underway this weekend. The conference will bring together clinicians, researchers, public health experts, and educators for the latest in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Read the full article.

Shop PHA for Resources and More

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has an online store full of valuable resources, awareness-raising apparel and the Pulmonary Hypertension: A Patient's Survival Guide. Did you know you can also order FREE PH awareness, educational and support materials through PHA’s Store? Check out our latest selection of materials, cards and guides, including the newly released New Normal. Browse online today to discover everything the PHA store has to offer.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Days of Unity: PHA + Team PHenomenal Hope

Days of Unity are events and fundraisers hosted by individuals and organizations to raise money to fight PH. The events range from small walks hosted by PH patients to an endurance bike race fundraising effort led by Team PHenomenal Hope, which raised nearly $117,000 for PHA as participants in the endurance bike event Race Across America in June 2014. Days of Unity events began with World PH Day on May 5, 2015, and conclude on June 20, 2015 when Team PHenomenal Hope completes its 860-mile Race Across the West from Oceanside, Calif., to Durango, Colo. Learn more, participate or see a listing of events.