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Part 2: First you tell me I have lung disease … Now You Tell Me I Have Pulmonary Hypertension! by John R. Goodman, BS RRT This 2-part article was written to give you a better understanding of Pulmonary Hypertension and how it develops in patients with chronic lung disease.    Part 2: Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)…

Sharing the Health-July-2011

    Sharing the Health Nickolas, my 8-year- old grandson, is God’s gift to me to keep on living! We seem to radiate happiness from each other whenever we are together. I hope everyone is as at peace with themselves as I try to be.                     …

Sharing the Health – May 2011

Sharing the Health Edith Williamson was diagnosed with COPD in 2001. She is now the president of the Better Breathers Club for the Skyline–Encanto, California areas, and is shown here at a recent meeting. Edith copes with COPD one day at a time!   Have you been diagnosed with COPD, know how to use a…

Sharing the Health – March 2011

Sharing the Health Rada Maples of Springfield, MO, wants to remind our members that have problems with dry mouth to be sure and try Biotene mouthwash. They also have toothpaste, mouth spray, liquid, gum and gel. It is amazing how much it helps! They have a web site, biotene.com, for more information. Gerry C. of…

Traveling News-November-2010

Traveling News Helpful Travel Tips for This Holiday Season! When traveling by air, rather than dragging your luggage to the airport and paying for checking the bags, why not consider shipping the bags ahead? It will cost about the same but it will save you energy and time at the airport. If the suitcase weighs…

Sharing the Health-November-2010

    Sharing the Health What Is in Some Supplements? Santa’s little helper on our front cover, Stephen Rule, of The Villages, FL, reports that the September 2010 issue of Consumer Reports magazine contains a discus- sion of various supplements. The following three fall under the category of “Supplements You Should Avoid.” Supplement name: Coltsfoot…

Sharing the Health – September 2010

Sharing the Health – September 2010 I found a great site on the Internet to get tips on how to live with COPD at the Breathe Easy Arizona Coalition’s www.breatheeasyaz.org. They even have “How To” videos!     Dana Afshari, FL   I found a company that sells oxygen holders for your two-wheeled walker and/or wheelchair. It…

Traveling News-July-2010

Traveling News In the January-February 2010 Pulmonary Paper, you advised getting a seat with an electric plug-in outlet on an aircraft so we could use/charge our POCs. The websites you mentioned were very helpful in other ways. It has come to my attention that those outlets are generally only available in First Class or Business…