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FitFactor Video: Swimming: A Safe and Efficient Workout

November 6, 2017

Swimming is often recommended as an ideal form of exercise for people with bleeding disorders for a few different reasons. To begin with, swimming allows one to strengthen their muscles in a way that doesn鈥檛 put weight on the joints, and therefore reduces the likelihood of bleed due to impact or pressure. It also enables […]

Video: Taking Control of Your Health

June 6, 2014

Many individuals with bleeding disorders are finding better health by being physically active.聽 Matthew Stinger is one such individual.聽 Matthew, who has hemophilia, has benefited from swimming聽& biking and one way he gives back to others within the bleeding disorders community is by participating in HFA鈥檚 annual Gears for Good bike ride. Learn about Matthew […]

Bloomberg News: Merck Data a Potent Rival to Gilead鈥檚 Hepatitis C Pill

April 15, 2014

By: Drew Armstrong Merck & Co. (MRK)鈥檚 experimental hepatitis C pill produced clinical trial results positioning the drug as a strong competitor to a potential blockbuster therapy from Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) Merck鈥檚 two-drug combination once-a-day pill stopped the virus in 98 percent of newly treated patients with few major side effects, according to a […]


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