The Ryan Report -January 2017

The Ryan Report Home Oxygen Guru – The HO2G Pen Welcome to 2017! I hope the holidays treated you all well. This issue we will touch on a couple products I’ve been asked about recently, one new and one old: the new Inogen® One G4 portable concentrator and the old- but-still-available Oxymizer cannula. Let’s start…

Nutrition News – January 2017

Nutrition News A recent study in the journal Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry suggests that supplementing nitrate in the diets of those with COPD may increase their exercise capacity while reducing blood pressure. Beets are rich in the natural chemicals called nitrates. Through a chain reaction, your body changes nitrates into nitric oxide, which helps…

Smoking News – January 2017

Smoking News E-cigarette use among young people is a major health concern, according to a report from the U.S. Surgeon General. E-cigarettes went from being rare in 2010 to being the most common tobacco product used by our nation’s youth. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, e-cigarette use among high school…

Calling Dr. Bauer …- January 2017

Calling Dr. Bauer … Having recently turned 65, I just received an automated letter from my doctor’s office telling me that I should come in for my pneumococcal vaccine (the “pneumonia shot”). I thought that would be a good opportunity for me to keep you all updated on current vaccine recommendations. Most important of the…

Editor’s Note – January 2017

Editor’s Note Our newborn granddaugh Evelyn Marie Prentice is he Our prayers were when she was born healthy and beautiful to my daughter Adrienne and son-in-law Jackson. Happy days await us all and we can’t be more thankful. Starting a new relationship is exciting in itself. The relationship doesn’t have to be with a person.…