Haiti: Little by Little

Piti, piti, wazo fe nich li. Little by little the bird builds its nest —Haitian saying. I’ve either done a very poor job or a very good job trying to get hemophilia care to Haiti. I started in 2001, solo, trying to figure out the puzzle that is Haiti. It dawned

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The Day the Music Cried

Today is the 60th anniversary of what was dubbed “The Day the Music Died,” by singer Don McClean in the song “American Pie.” The day that singer Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper died in a plane crash in an Iowa cornfield at 1 am on a frigid morning, after performing at the

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Hemophilia Notes

Music is figuring prominently in the movies lately: A Star is Born, the third remake with Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper, is a musically and emotionally rich film about how success changes people. Bohemian Rhapsody… need I say anything at all? A biopic about the irreplaceable and eternal Freddie Mercury, who has frequently been rated

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The Last Hemophilia Princess

The English royals have always interested Americans, even though we gave them the boot back in 1776. “The Crown” is a popular Netflix show, and the princesses, from Diana to Kate and now Meghan, seem to fascinate us. The hemophilia community is even more fascinated, as the most famous carrier in the world must be

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Hemophilia: The B Sci-Fi Movie

I love sci-fi as a movie genre, and am a big fan of the 1950s classics (War of the Worlds, The Amazing Colossal Man, The Day the Earth Stood Still), and even the silly B-movies (Plan 9 From Outer Space), right up to 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien (all time greatest) and hey, even Prometheus. I

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Why You’re Afraid to Switch Products

Many consider the new year to be a great time to make life changes. With new factor products in the marketplace we thought this article on the pros and cons of switching products would be helpful to our readers. Enjoy!  by Cazandra Campos-MacDonald originally published in PEN, November 2018   A few myths about hemophilia linger

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Happy New Year!

We’re taking a one week break while we prepare for another new year, with new trips and new posts–wishing you all a wonderful holiday!

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