PFF In The Media

  • Aug 19, 2021

    Focus on “Growing Stronger” for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month in September

    Newswise — September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, presented by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) as a way to drive awareness of pulmonary fibrosis (PF). PF is a progressive, debilitating disease characterized by scarring in the lungs that affects more than 250,000 people in the U.S.

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    Source: Newswise
  • Jul 28, 2021

    Tony Awards recognize Julie Halston for her pulmonary fibrosis advocacy

    Broadway actor Julie Halston is a Tony Award winner — earning an honor from the American Theatre Wing for her advocacy efforts. Halston and her husband, Ralph Howard, founded Broadway Belts for PFF after he was diagnosed with the lung disease.

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    Source: The Hill
  • Jun 24, 2021

    Accurate and Timely Diagnosis Crucial for Those With Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive, debilitating lung disease that scars the lung tissue, and affects more than 200,000 Americans. A timely diagnosis is crucial for treatment.

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    Source: Future of Personal Health
  • Jun 24, 2021

    Diagnosis Can Be Missed When Breathing Is the Issue

    Valeria Hatcher knew something was wrong when she began getting winded just walking short distances and going up stairs, so the 48-year-old went to see her doctor. But like many individuals with PF, Hatcher’s journey with the disease began with a misdiagnosis.

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    Source: Future of Personal Health
  • May 18, 2021

    Clinical Trials Day: Empowering Patients to Participate in Active Pulmonary Fibrosis Trials

    Clinical trials continue to serve as a critical component in drug development — especially in the PF sector.

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    Source: Medium
  • May 05, 2021

    The Role of Air Pollution in Pulmonary Fibrosis

    To mark Clean Air Month, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation aims to increase public understanding of the role air pollution has in the development of interstitial lung diseases (ILD) such as pulmonary fibrosis, including how polluted air can make you sick and the telltale signs to be aware of.

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    Source: Vocal
  • Apr 29, 2021

    National Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Walk approaches

    Take one step forward in the search for a cure and walk with us! Join patients, families and friends from coast to coast and bring the spirit of the PFF Walk to your community on National Walk Day on Sept. 25.

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    Source: Buffalo News
  • Apr 28, 2021

    West Hartford Residents and Local Educators Walk a Million Miles for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

    West Hartford resident Mal Doyle and his daughter, Valerie Hansen, raised more than $11,000 – and counting – from their recent Steps for Better Breathing Walk in support of Mal and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

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    Source: We-ha.com
  • Apr 03, 2021

    The Deadly Lung Disease You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is an uncommon and frequently fatal lung disease, and the road to diagnosis can be long and difficult.

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    Source: Scientific America
  • Apr 01, 2021

    Early Diagnosis for Pulmonary Fibrosis is Key

    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) continues to be relatively unknown among the public, making awareness and education critically important.

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    Source: VFW Magazine
  • Mar 23, 2021

    Local pulmonary fibrosis ambassador goes to Washington

    On March 10, Debbie Herndon, Boise resident and ambassador for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, traveled (virtually) to Washington, D.C., with a group of fellow advocates from around the country to drive awareness and research funding for the disease.

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    Source: Idaho Press
  • Feb 23, 2021

    Learn the Symptoms of Pulmonary Fibrosis this Rare Disease Day

    One in 20 people will live with a rare disease at some point in their life*. Rare Disease Day, celebrated annually on February 28, provides an opportunity to raise awareness for diseases that are not well known, such as pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

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    Source: Vocal Media
  • Feb 15, 2021

    My Breath, Made Possible by Another: Lung Transplants and Pulmonary Fibrosis

    According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, a patient in need of a life-saving organ transplant is added to the national waiting list every 9 minutes*.

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    Source: Medium.com
  • Feb 01, 2021

    The pulmonary fibrosis treatment landscape: An interview with an expert

    In 2014, FDA approved two medications for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — nintedanib from Boehringer Ingelheim and pirfenidone from Roche (OTCMKTS:RHHBY).

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    Source: Drug Discovery & Development
  • Feb 01, 2021

    PFF Patients Advocate and Inspire for National Patient Recognition Week

    Sharing patient stories can help spread awareness for little-known diseases like pulmonary fibrosis, empowering patients to build support systems, pinpoint symptoms and take action early.

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    Source: Medium
  • Jan 04, 2021

    Resolve to talk to your doctor in the New Year

    The New Year is the perfect time to advocate for your health and commit to listening to your body for any new symptoms or warning signs.

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    Source: Newswire
  • Nov 23, 2020

    There’s No Place Like Home for the COVID Holidays

    It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is upon us. In any other year, we’d be readying holiday plans for parties and get-togethers with family and friends, but this year is different.

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    Source: Medium.com
  • Nov 10, 2020

    What You Should Know About Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Have you heard of pulmonary fibrosis? If you answered no, you are not alone.

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    Source: The Mighty.com