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Earning My Mommy Medical Degree

                  Moms need a safe place to land sometimes. With that in mind, HFA is launching a blog dedicated to all things mom! In this safe spot, moms of a child with a bleeding disorder will be able to read stories and draw inspiration from like-minded (and similarly […]

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Welcome to Infusing Love: A Mom’s View

                Moms need a safe place to land sometimes. With that in mind, HFA is launching a blog dedicated to all things mom! In this safe spot, moms of a child with a bleeding disorder will be able to read stories and draw inspiration from like-minded (and similarly crazed) […]

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Loving Kindness Meditation (Audio & Video)

There are many benefits of meditation. If you practice this guided meditation regularly it can help you stay positive towards yourself and others. It can also help to keep you calm in difficult situations and reduce irritation and anger. Kindness is an antidote for anger and irritation.

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Infusing Love: The Power of Unconditional Love

            My mother and grandmother always warned me, but I never understood it until I experienced it first hand.  I’m not even really sure it’s fair to say I felt it in the preceding nine months – (it was actually pretty hard to feel much of anything beyond all the morning […]

Flexing Your Online Advocacy Muscle

In the early 1980s, when universities and the government were working together to expand the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANet), an early version of the Internet, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology issued this warning to users: “Sending electronic mail over the ARPANet for . . . political purposes is both anti-social and illegal.  By […]

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How to Win the Battle of the Bugs

For most of us, fall and winter means less time outdoors in the fresh air, and more time spent in close quarters with those that we work, play, learn, and live with. It is a great opportunity for cold and flu viruses to work their way from one person to the next.  While we all […]

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A Stronger and Healthier Body Means Less Bleeding

  I have hemophilia. When I was a in school, my parents told me that I couldn’t play football, baseball, soccer, or other contact sports, because I was a “bleeder.” I always wondered growing up, what does being a bleeder even mean? All I knew was that I bruised easily and wasn’t going to die […]

Families Throughout the U.S. Observe World AIDS DAY

Link to World AIDS Day Press Release  Washington, DC – Tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of people in our nation and around the world observe World AIDS Day to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. World Aids Day was established in 1988 by the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure renewed and continual attention to the […]

Community Mourns Loss of Hemophilia Advocate and Champion

The bleeding disorders community has lost a national champion and advocate, Terry Lamb. Terry passed away Monday afternoon, May 29, 2012, of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 61. Terry was born and resided in Lynchburg, VA.  At age three, he was diagnosed with severe hemophilia and fought hard to not let his condition […]

Press Release: HFA Elects New Executive Board During Symposium

HFA Elects New Executive Board During Symposium FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2012 Contact: Richard Pezzillo (202)-675-6984 r.pezzillo@hemophiliafed.org Link to PDF of HFA Elects New Executive Board Washington, D.C. – During their recent annual Symposium in Santa Clara, California, the Hemophilia Federation of America’s (HFA) Board of Directors named Matthew T. Compton as the new board […]

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