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Adults & Aging

By Sarah Aldridge | 07.11.2013

Added diagnoses of HIV, hepatitis C can also cause bone loss.

Computer program helps HIV patients improve brain function
By Sarah Aldridge | 04.10.2013

Study shows Improvement in over 90% of participants.

By Sarah Aldridge | 02.06.2013

Hemophilia not protective against heart disease.

By Sarah Aldridge | 10.22.2012

CDC urges baby boomer testing; new drugs in development.

By Sarah Aldridge | 07.17.2012

FDA revises cholesterol drug safety information.

By Sarah Aldridge | 07.17.2012

Some drugs increase the chance of falls.

By Shellie Terry Benson | 02.28.2012

These books shed new light on bleeding disorders.

By Melanie Padgett Powers | 02.09.2012

Regular Pap tests can help prevent cervical cancer

By Sarah Aldridge | 02.07.2012

If you didn’t get a flu shot last fall, it’s not too late.

Needle
By Melanie Padgett Powers | 09.15.2011

Children and adults with bleeding disorders can and should receive the recommended immunizations for their age group.

Medical ID for hemophilia
By Kadesha Thomas | 05.23.2011

NHF encourages everyone who has a bleeding disorder to wear some form of medical ID. Some consumers are demanding more flair than the plain metal bracelet.

Older man with hemophilia
By Sarah Aldridge | 04.25.2011

Growing older with hemophilia can feel less like the golden age and more like the rust years. As you age, it is important to advocate for yourself and access the resources at your HTC.

Grandpa with hemophilia with granddaughter
By Patrick F. Fogarty, MD | 04.25.2011

Men with hemophilia today are experiencing the joys—and the aches and pains—of a life lived into middle age and beyond.

Suitcases
By Elizabeth Thompson Beckley | 06.24.2010

As you prepare to travel for the holidays, here are some tips on traveling with hemophilia factor.

AFFIRM group
06.16.2010

AFFIRM is a three-year fellowship targeting men with hemophilia ages 25 to 35 from across the country.

Woman showing strong arm
By Sarah Aldridge | 06.12.2010

“Iron-poor blood” sounds like an old-fashioned ailment, but it’s not. It’s still the most common 21st-century cause of a condition called anemia.

Grassroots advocacy
By Michelle Rogers Ponte | 05.10.2010

Dave Meuleman stepped outside his comfort zone when he sat down to write personal letters about hemophilia to his state legislators.

Adam Wilmers and Gil Ferguson
By Sarah Aldridge | 04.07.2010

Baby Boomers with hemophilia and their Generation X and Generation Y counterparts are discovering common bonds.

Older man with hemophilia
By Sarah Aldridge | 02.17.2010

While living longer is something to celebrate, it also means facing aging-associated health conditions, such as cancer and kidney disease.

Man with hemophilia on computer
By David Linney | 01.15.2010

As people grow older and approach age 65 or consider retirement, it becomes important to obtain long-term health insurance coverage.