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CSL Behring to Launch Next GameFaces Program Challenge
Date:4/2/2009

Online program encourages people with hemophilia A to keep active by accomplishing a variety of physical challenges

King of Prussia, Pa. (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- CSL Behring announced it will hold its next GameFaces™ challenge from April 14 through July 7, 2009. GameFaces is a family-oriented, online initiative for people with hemophilia A. The program is designed to encourage real-life physical activity through a series of customized challenges based on the individual's age, disease severity and current level of physical activity.

The next challenge, called "Mix It Up," encourages kids with hemophilia A to participate in multiple outdoor activities, such as baseball, tennis and golf, as well as indoor activities, including playing a physically active video game like the Nintendo® Wii®. These challenges are designed to connect members of the hemophilia community. Participants can perform them on their own or with family and friends.

"The GamesFaces challenges have been a success in bringing together members of the hemophilia community, by promoting the type of activity that helps people with hemophilia A develop a healthy and safe lifestyle," said Garrett E. Bergman, M.D., Senior Director, Medical Affairs, U.S. Commercial Operations at CSL Behring. "We are thrilled to launch this latest challenge, as daily physical activity is critical for keeping muscles healthy and joints strong."

Participants can log on to the program website at www.HFSGameFaces.com, create their GameFaces character (if they haven't already done so) and begin the next challenge on Tuesday, April 14. Participants are asked to complete all physical
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