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Register Now for Hemophilia B Symposium

The Coalition for Hemophilia B Inc., is hosting its 5th annual Spring Symposium at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011. The free one-day seminar provides information, education and support to people with hemophilia B and their families.

This year’s sessions include:

  • “What’s New in Hemophilia?” by Christopher E. Walsh, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of its Regional Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment Center.
  • “Meditation for Stress and Anxiety” by Diane Dimon, doctorate in religious studies; founder and director of Matters of the Mind, a meditation center in Fresno, CA.
  • “OTC Medications: What You Should Know” by Howard Unger, RPh, Walden, NY.
  • “Healthy Lifestyle Choices” by Hope Woodcock, RN, UHSH Blood Disorder Center, UHS Wilson Hospital, Johnson City, NY

There is an afternoon breakout session for women with bleeding disorders and a Factor Nine Family Meeting. Childcare, lunch and snacks are provided for attendees. For an agenda or to register, go to the Coalition’s Web site. Registration deadline is Friday, February 25, 2011.

The symposium is sponsored by Pfizer, Inc.



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