Thrombosis Program News and Updates

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The Affordable Care Act and You

Published on in Beyond Blood

In response to problems in the U.S. healthcare system, the federal government passed a healthcare reform law called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Care for the Caregiver

Published on in Beyond Blood

Be aware of the signs of caregiver burnout. It may not be obvious to you, may develop over time, and may not be linked to a specific time or event that you can pinpoint.

Safety, Sports and Activity Limits

Published on in Beyond Blood

Children and adolescents with bleeding and clotting disorders (who may be on anticoagulation therapy), picking a sport requires special consideration to minimize risks of bleeding.

Oral Anti-Coagulants

Published on in Beyond Blood

New anticoagulants have been approved by the FDA to treat adults. Clinical trials will show whether they are safe and effective for children.