Fibrosis File-November-2017

    Fibrosis File Lungdiseasenews.com recently noted, it’s hard not to feel as though some diseases take priority when it comes to awareness campaigns. Why is it that a disease like pulmonary fibrosis (PF) that kills as many people per year as breast cancer has signifi- cantly less awareness? For many chronic illnesses, funding for…

Calling Dr. Bauer -November-2017

    Calling Dr. Bauer Every month I receive a copy of CHEST, one of the leading journals updating pulmonologists on current trends and research. This month there was an interesting review on “Treatment for Acute Cough Associated the Common Cold”. A large panel of our leading pulmonary experts from across the globe reviewed the…

Editor’s Note-November-2017

    Editor’s Note “What I’m not confused about is the world needing much more love, no hate, no prejudice, no bigotry and more unity, peace and understanding. Period.” Stevie Wonder It has been a rough year for America in terms of senseless violence, political unrest and fears that our medical needs will not be…

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Dear Santa-November-2017

    Dear Santa If you are making out your Christ- mas list, you may want to request items to improve your days in the new year with exercise! Gain extra strength to fight off infection while reaping the benefits of improved energy, muscle tone and mood. You just might have fun and personal satisfaction…

Advice for Santa-November-2017

    Advice for Santa A favorite re-written poem of the season by the late Jim Phillips of the Wheezenpuffs! T’was the night before Christmas and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, ’Cept me and my spouse.  If you’re wondering why, Let me do some explaining, We were doing a thing Called…

Respiratory News -September-2017

    Respiratory News Apria Healthcare has launched a new program for people on non-invasive ven- tilation (as CPAP) that it says significantly reduces hospital admissions. As part of the Apria Clinical Evidence (ACE) program, re- spiratory therapists (RTs) perform regularly scheduled home visits to help you maintain compliance with therapy and intervene as needed…