Tips to Enhance Your Life

March 3, 2009 – CAF Social Worker Kathleen Durst shares some “Helpful Tips to Live By.” The way we think plays a big role in how we live and can really affect how a person deals with the challenges of thalassemia. Thinking in a generally positive way can often help; thinking in a generally negative […]

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Brazil Thalassemia Association Schedules Conference

March 3, 2009 – ABRASTA, Brazil’s Thalassemia Assocviation, will hold its 2nd Pan American Thalassemia Conference May 7-9, 2009. The Conference is intended to provide a “scientific update and exchange” of information related to thalassemia. To download the Conference flyer, click here. For more information, contact Maria Karoliina Raisanen at (11) 3149-5190. Are You Having […]

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Thal Pals Epsiode 8

March 2, 2009 – Latest installment of our ongoing comic strip! Next episode will be posted on 3/16/09. Need help dealing with issues related to thalassemia? CAF Patient Services is here to help! Eileen Scott, CAF Patient Services Manager, (800-522-7222, x205 or can answer a wide range of patient services questions. And CAF Social Worker Kathleen […]

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Suffolk Indoor Putting Luncheon Is a Hole-in-One

February 25, 2009 – If you are searching for a fun filled, fundraiser to wipe away the winter blues – try an Indoor Putting Luncheon. The Suffolk chapter of CAF has been doing this for 5 years, and the event has doubled in size during that time. The chapter uses a local tavern, which closes […]

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Thal Pals Episode 7

February 16, 2009 – Last Week: Maria, who’s new in town, met Anjali at the thalassemia clinic. They seemed to hit it off, but Maria became worried when she learned that she and Anjali go to the same school.   Next episode will be posted on 3/02/09. For episode 6, click here. For episode 5, […]

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New Videos About Thalassemia to Premiere in NYC on February 18

February 2, 2009 – On February 18, five new videos about thalassemia will be screened in New York City, and we hope you will make plans to come see them.   These short films, which were created through a filmmakers grant sponsored in collaboration with Panasonic Broadcast and Abel Cine Tech, will be the centerpiece […]

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