Respiratory News – March 2018

Respiratory News Existing research suggests that approxi- mately 45 percent of all people with COPD report chronic pain as moderate to severe and located primarily in the chest, shoul- ders, neck and upper arms. Pain in and of itself is not a symptom, but often musculo- skeletal in nature and commonly associated with the work…

Hello spring – March 2018

Hello spring Spring Quiz: We thought we would keep the quiz light and ask you to answer these questions that contain the words March, April or May. Enjoy!  Jazz standard originally performed by Freddy Martin but made most famous by Count  Hunt novel about the American Civil War, often considered the first Young Adult novel.…

Sharing the Health! – March 2018

Sharing the Health! Singing 4 Breathing is a choir originally set up by occupational therapy students for people diagnosed with COPD in Welling- borough in the United Kingdom. What began as a short six-week project has turned into a successful group who sing at different venues in their area. You can see how beautiful they…

Lung Cancer News – March 2018

Lung Cancer News Even though most people don’t know it, lung cancer is the number one can- cer killer of both women and men. It is the cause of one in four cancer deaths in the United States. Every two-and-a-half minutes someone will be diagnosed with lung cancer, with an estimated 234,030 new cases this…

Tips for Spring Cleaning – March 2018

Tips for Spring Cleaning The tradition of spring cleaning may have begun long ago when people used to spend the winter living in the same building as their animals, so a spring clean was needed when the weather turned nice and when the ani- mals went outside. Different cultures clean their homes in anticipation of…

Thumbs Up! – March 2018

Thumbs Up! I recently came up with what I consider to be a brilliant idea! Some of the biggest problems that we encounter in the world of lung disease are awareness and the reluctance of people to be seen wearing their oxygen cannula. What if whenever someone sees a person wearing a cannula, they give…