Lung Disease News
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The recent news that a number of students have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB) are a firm reminder that TB is it is far from gone, and is still a major threat to public health, here and around the world.

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The American Lung Association joins the nation in mourning the passing of beloved actor Leonard Nimoy, of COPD.

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Flying the friendly skies became friendlier to lungs 25 years ago, thanks to groundbreaking legislation that made domestic flights smokefree. The historic measure provided protection for airline passengers and flight attendants from secondhand smoke, and paved the way for further smokefree initiatives to protect Americans where they live, work and gather.

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
We are in an exciting time for cancer treatment, and patients have options that didn't exist just a decade ago. Personalized or precision medicine is an emerging approach to healthcare where treatment is more highly tailored to the biology of the patient.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Raising a child with asthma can be a source of tremendous worry and anxiety. If your child’s flare-ups seem frequent or unpredictable, there is help and hope to achieve better control of your son or daughter’s asthma symptoms.

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    I hope you are feeling well tonight. We had a very humid day that ended in a pretty heavy rain. Now that it has blown over, it is very cool. Pleasant. There is actually a breeze blowing through the w...
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    Don, Thanks for bringing us up to date on your progress. Even though the Rehab programs do vary in different facilities, it is great to hear the rehab exercise helped you tremendously. If you wou...
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    It has been several months since I have posted on my happenings. Well, I finished my Pulmanory Rehab. and no I never was taught how to breathe, proper nutrition, or anything like that face-to-face ed...
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