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Val Bias, a tribute: "Life's work is in the getting there."

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Release Date: 01/21/2022

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Patrick and Amy hosted a LIVE Journey to Joint Health panel at HFA with eight blood brothers who shared their experience participating in the HFA led physical fitness challenge and now you can listen in! You’ll also hear from HFA CEO Sharon Myers and Board Chair Allie Ritcey, and we’ll cap today’s episode off with our second installment of The Well, a holistic wellness segment led by FLOW podcast host Jessica Lauren Richmond. Show Notes:     Presenting Sponsor: Takeda. Visit to learn more.   Segment Sponsored by Genentech: Visit to learn more.     Connect...

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Patrick spends time with advocacy leader and patient, Brian O’Mahony, about issues facing the community in Ireland and his updates on his experience as a person with hemophilia who’s been dosed with gene therapy. Amy speaks with Dr. Ben Samelson-Jones about the use of Twitter in hemophilia and we have a new segment! Listen in for the debut of a brand new monthly segment, The Well, featuring Jessica Lauren Richmond of BloodStream’s FLOW podcast. Show Notes: Article from Hemophilia News Today:   Presenting Sponsor: Takeda. Visit to learn more. Connect with BloodStream Media: ...

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Hear from Kristin Eilenberg of EE Minds about their state-of-the-art programs designed for parents who have children with medical conditions. With courses such as “I Am The Parent, Your New Normal, and Empowerment” and “Rules of the Road and Meaningful Consequences”, EE Minds is changing the way parents parent. Plus, HFA is back and a chat with Josh Bragg! A great episode! Show Notes: Energizing & Empowering Minds Learn and for a program Connect with BloodStream Media:

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It’s Rare Disease Day so we’re honoring our caretakers with a special interview with Brendan Hayes, a hemophilia mom who has had the opportunity to work with other rare disease groups as a national advocate. We’ve got another Let’s Talk segment featuring Josh Bragg’s journey to finding joy. A feel good, can’t miss episode!  Show Notes: Rare Disease Day is an observance held on the last day of February to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. , a segment devoted to...

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On December 30th, 2021, longtime bleeding disorders and HIV/AIDS advocate and former National Hemophilia Foundation CEO Val Bias passed away suddenly at age 63. This special episode features audio from numerous interviews that Val gave to BloodStream Media and Believe Limited across the years; it’s Val’s life, in Val’s own words, set alongside personal reflections from hosts Amy Board and Patrick James Lynch.  Show Notes:

Presenting Sponsor: Takeda

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Buffalo New Obituary 

Val Bias, 63, crusader for better care for those with hemophilia and HIV/AIDS: LINK

World Federation of Hemophilia

WFH VP Medical Glenn Pierce pays tribute to Val Bias: LINK

National Hemophilia Foundation

NHF Mourns the Loss of Longtime CEO, Val Bias: LINK

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