As many people know, hemophilia is a disorder that disrupts the body’s ability to control bleeding. However, did you know that 30% of those with the condition develop it spontaneously, usually after a serious injury? These and other important facts about hemophilia are discussed in the Health Matters at Work® interview with Angelina Wang, Director of Research & Medical Information at the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF). Our host Jerry Franz talked with Angelina to shed more light on this disorder that affects 17,000 people in the United States and 450,000 worldwide.
Join host Jerry Franz in getting to know what the nation's most trusted health charities can do for you and your family. Every month the Health Matters at Work podcast series explores current health topics by interviewing experts from America's credible health charities in a talkshow format. Learn more about your own health and the health charities that can provide you support, information and services to live a healthier life.