Sharing the Health! – May 2014

Sharing the Health! Get friendly with your oxygen! A lady from EFFORTS reports her husband has named his “Jose” (hose-ay). They like to try and find the humor in moments if they can – it helps! He has two 25-foot lengths of tubing with a connector between them that rotates as he moves about. It…

Sharing the Health! – January 2014

Sharing the Health!  The Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center in Manhattan will host live webinars that bring the experience of a Better Breathers Club meeting to those who do not have the opportunity to at- tend a support group. “Better Breathers Clubs are meetings where people with COPD and other lung diseases can come to…

Sharing the Health -September-2013

    Sharing the Health   To better manage my cannula, tubing and Oxy- View glasses, I mounted a tie rack on my bedroom wall. It works great! Joe Donathan Centennial, CO Jean Rommes of Iowa wants you to know the COPD Foundation  has  made the power point presentations and audio recordings of the sessions…

Sharing the Health-July-2013

    Sharing the Health To make my home oxygen concentrator less noticeable, I pur­ chased a free­standing three­panel fireplace screen. It has a three­ piece metal frame, screening on the panels for air flow and decorative metal vines and leaves on the screening. Small feet raise it enough for the hose to go underneath.…

Sharing the Health – May 2013

Sharing the Health   Aerobika®, from Trudell Medical International, is a  new  oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device that has shown to improve shortness of breath and help raise mucus in people with COPD. The device was used four times a day for four  weeks  in  a  clinical  pilot study presented at the American Thoracic…

Sharing the Health – January2013

Sharing the Health Praxair of Danbury, CT, recalled all units of its Grab ’n Go Vantage Portable Oxygen Cylinder manufactured from June 17, 2009–November 16, 2012. According to the FDA, fires within the cylinder unit may occur as a result of physical impact such as dropping or knock- ing it over. Although the fires are…