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ACHA Receives Grant to Support Heart to Heart Ambassadors Program

Monday, Nov 07, 2011

Edwards Lifesciences LLC awarded ACHA with a $50,000 grant to support our Heart to Heart Ambassadors Program in 2011 and 2012.

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A Video Update from ACHA's President

Friday, Nov 04, 2011

Please join us in a moment of reflection to consider what, together, ACHA and its members were able to achieve in 2011! Watch Amy Verstappen, our president and CEO, talk about our progress.

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Webinar Update: Managing Holiday Stress, Nov. 10

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011

ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Managing Holiday Stress," presented by Jamie Jackson, PhD, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EST. The webinar will cover stress, simple ways to take care of yourself and manage your stress, and how stress management helps you to stay healthy while improving your enjoyment of the holidays. To register, click here.

This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.

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ACHA Receives Three Grants to Improve Lives of Those with CHD

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

The Medtronic Foundation, Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc, and Gilead Sciences, Inc. awards help fund ACHA programs through 2012.

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Webinar Update: Patient-Centered Care and Outcomes, Oct. 27

Thursday, Oct 06, 2011

ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Patient-Centered Care and Outcomes," presented by ACHA Research Manager Ann Gianola on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EDT. The webinar will cover patient-centered care and help you understand what you can do to play a major role in planning your health care. To register, click here.

This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.

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ACHA Updates Published Professional Members List

Wednesday, Oct 05, 2011

ACHA would like to thank all of our Professional Members whose membership not only supports the vital work ACHA does to improve health for adults with CHD, but demonstrates that as a medical professional you have a vital stake in ACHA’s mission. Click here to see ACHA’s most recent quarterly published Professional Members listing.

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ACHA Participates in CHD Briefing on Capitol Hill

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011

On Sept. 19, 2011, the Adult Congenital Heart Association had a unique opportunity to participate in the "Congenital Heart Defects: A Lifelong Disease" briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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New Member Stories: CHD Over 60

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

ACHA has recently created a new webpage, CHD Over 60, as a new avenue to showcase member stories monthly. Click here to read the first profile on Marilyn Petrosie, which includes a link to a 1947 article about Marilyn in her local newspaper.

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Insurance and SSI Webpage Updated

Wednesday, Sep 07, 2011

We are excited to announce that our Insurance and SSI webpage has recently been updated!

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Webinar Update: Aging with Tetralogy of Fallot, Sept 15

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011

ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Aging with Tetralogy of Fallot," presented by Naser Ammash, MD, on Thursday, September 15, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EDT. The webinar will cover all the pertinent issues that a patient or a family member or friend of a patient with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot will want to know. To register, click here.

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