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World Hemophilia Day
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April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018 marks the 28th World Hemophilia Day. This year's focus is the importance of sharing...
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April 04, 2018
Posted on behalf of community member Jo Funderburk, Founder of Moms Like Her.  “Please be a boy,...
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March 07, 2018
Hi little one,  There is a bright and strong light inside of you. You just have to discover it. I...
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March 05, 2018
I was 16 years old the first time I stepped inside the United States Capitol Building. It was the...
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Red Tie Campaign
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March 01, 2018
It's Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month and the kick-off the 2018 Red Tie Campaign! The National...
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February 28, 2018
The last day of February each year marks Rare Disease Day! The goal is to raise awareness with the...
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Family Emergency Kit Checklist
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February 15, 2018
HANDI's newly-revised its Family Emergency Kit Checklist is now available in PDF format! The...
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essential items to bring to the emergency room or hospital
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February 13, 2018
Emergency situations can arise at any time. If you have to go the emergency room or hospital, it's...
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Your Questions

Your Questions Matter! Find out how our panel of medical experts answered questions from women in the community.
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Experts Answer:

Often times bleeding in organs may be difficult to recognize as it may manifest as nausea, irritability, malaise and hopefully pain to alert the patient. In the brain, bleeding typically leads to "the worst headache of their lives" associated with vomiting without diarrhea. Bleeding in the kidneys usually causes significant back or side pain and may lead to trouble urinating or dark or bloody urine. Bleeding in the stomach may lead to nausea and vomiting with "coffee ground" appearing vomit or vomit containing blood. 

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Victory for Women V4W's Featured Woman

The Victory Spotlight is a woman who has demonstrated her commitment to making her voice heard on behalf of women and girls with bleeding disorders through education, advocacy, mentoring and service. She represents and celebrates the potential of...Read More