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Cycling Across America to Support Save One Life!

This Sunday, June 17, cyclist Barry Haarde, age 46, who has severe hemophilia A, will start a coast-to-coast 3,667-mile bike ride to raise funds for Save One Life. The ride will start in Astoria, Oregon, and end in Portsmouth, New Hampshire where he will arrive on August 6. This is the first time someone will […]

The Awesome Benefits of Taekwondo

My wife Patti and I have a 5 1/2 year old son who is very active and “all boy all of the time,” if you know what I mean!   We were looking for some type of sport that our son would love but one that would also teach him to focus his energy and to have […]

A Great new Factor Log App from MicroHealth

Growing up I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit. My family will tell you about Halloween in my early years in which I would collect all the candy around the neighborhood and immediately bring it all back home and stick a price tag on it and sell it to friends around the neighborhood after Halloween. My […]

Washington Days 2012

Washington Days 2012 was held from March 8-9 of this year. What is Washington Days? It is an event that NHF puts on every year that is de-signed to get people in the bleeding disorders community to Capitol Hill to raise awareness of bleeding disorders and the issues that affect us. Most chapters send one to two […]

Hep C Treatment Blog

Andy Matthews’ Hep C Treatment Blog December 30, 2012 Well, I have been very bad about keep up this post but really once you are on this therapy and it has cleared the virus and you are past most of the bad symptoms, there is not much to post.  The day of or after my […]

Our Co-Founder David gets another ankle fusion

Ankle fusion. Sounds completely medieval. In a sense it is and I have had two of them now. My first was about five years ago, and my second was done recently on my right ankle July 13, 2011.  Why must one have an ankle fusion? Well if you have severe hemophilia A and were born […]

Washington Days: Update on Healthcare Reform

It’s time for an update on this year’s Washington Days and our community’s trip to Capitol Hill.  There were about 300 people from the hemophilia community in DC lobbying regarding healthcare from February 17th, 2011.    Our small group from consisted of Texas Central Chapter and the Lone Star Chapter Texas and we had an awesome […]

Spinning for Stronger Veins

Spinning for Stronger Veins                                                                             by Andy Matthews As a person living with hemophilia, I love anything to do with fitness and building great veins.  From the time I was a small boy I always wanted to be as strong as I could.  I have come across a great item that I think will really help build […]

Hope For Hemophilia

My name is Jonathan and I want to update you on some exciting things happening with our non-profit Hope for Hemophilia.  I am pleased to announce that Hope for Hemophilia is actively helping hemophiliacs and their families in times of crisis through financial assistance, education and practical help. Close friends who love us started Hope […]

Hunt of a Lifetime

  This summer was the best summer ever for my son Brandon.  Thanks to the organization  HUNT OF  A LIFETIME!  Brandon was able to go on truly a trip of a lifetime.  Hunt of a Lifetime is a non profit organization that was started by a woman named Tina Pattison.  There mission is to grant […]