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Press Room

Read the Latest News from the Rowan Foundation.

New information and insights are commonly unveiled in the clinical arena of hematology and blood clotting within which the Rowan Foundation works. We value our relationships with the news makers and the news outlets we have the opportunity to collaborate with.

You can learn more about the Rowan Foundation’s work here and here. You can learn more about blood clot risks associated with hormonal birth control here.

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Women’s Health & Clotting Quarterly

The Rowan Foundation introduced its new Women’s Health & Clotting Quarterly during National Women’s Health Week in May 2023. Check out the most recent issues of this popular new e-bulletin below:

If you would like to have your personal story featured in the Women’s Health & Clotting Quarterly, you can share your story here, or send an email to [email protected].

If you have news or information you think might be important to share in upcoming issues, please email the content for consideration to our editorial team at [email protected].

Additional Resources

There are several other organizations that share important information for women considering their birth control options, as well as people who may have other risks for dangerous blood clots or who have already experienced a blood clot. Below are links to these other organizations and resources:

Blog Posts

Read blog posts, including posts archived from the Rowan Foundation’s Women’s Health & Clotting Quarterly, below.

Inksights BCAM 2024

March 12, 2024|

During Blood Clot Awareness Month, the Rowan Foundation is proud to be engaged with the community as we work to raise awareness. An annual tradition since 2005, when a U.S. Senate bill declared March Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month, this ...

Genetic Testing and Patient-Centered Care

March 12, 2024|

Patient-centered care, highlighted by the Institute of Medicine as a cornerstone of quality healthcare, emphasizes shared decision-making and patient education. As discussions around this approach to healthcare evolve, so do attitudes towards genetic testing, particularly concerning thrombophilia screening before initiating ...

Blood Clot Awareness Month: A Collective Effort

March 12, 2024|

March is not just a month of changing seasons; it's also Blood Clot Awareness Month. During Blood Clot Awareness Month, many in the clotting community come together to amplify awareness about an often silent but potentially life-threatening condition that ...

2023: A Year of Inspiration and Impact

December 18, 2023|

This year, 2023, marked the 10-year anniversary of the Rowan Foundation’s inception. For the past 10 years, our work has been focused on helping to decrease the number of lives lost to preventable blood clots. Since day one, our ...

Shelby’s Story

December 18, 2023|

Without warning, Shelby’s life was suddenly cut short by a blood clot. Her mother Carol shares her story. Shelby was a beautiful, unique, outgoing person who enjoyed life fully. She loved outdoor activities, and spent her spare time snowshoeing, ...

InkSights, Winter 2023

December 18, 2023|

David Rowan, Founder, Rowan Foundation From the Founders Desk As we reflect on the year that was 2023, and in light of the Rowan Foundation’s 10-year anniversary, it seems like the past decade went by very quickly, but ...

Navigating Contraception Choice in College

September 26, 2023|

College students nationwide have returned to campus recently and they are experiencing a whirlwind of new activities, ranging from late-night study sessions to newfound friendships. For many young women, this stage of life also marks the beginning of their journey ...

Emergency Contraception in College Vending Machines

August 7, 2023|

Emergency contraception, also known as the “morning-after” pill, has long been a source of controversy and debate. Recently, it has become increasingly accessible, with some colleges opting to provide it in vending machines placed on campus. Emergency contraception pills prevent ...

Opill: A New Nonprescription Contraception Option

July 17, 2023|

In a monumental step associated with women's reproductive choices, Opill, the first nonprescription birth control pill recently approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), reflects an important new option in contraception. Opill is poised to dramatically change the ...

Mental Health Resources

May 16, 2023|

Introduction The clotting community is all too familiar with the mental health impacts associated with a blood clot diagnosis. For some, these mental health issues encompass physical and emotional recovery when facing life’s daily routines following a life-threatening medical experience. ...

Self Advocacy

May 16, 2023|

Introduction When impacted by a blood clot, it’s crucial to practice self advocacy to ensure that you receive the best care. It can be tremendously difficult to navigate today’s modern healthcare system, if for no other reason than it can ...

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