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About Pulmonary Hypertension – new videos from National Jewish Health

07.31.2014 · Posted in COPD - Learn More Breathe Better

1. Pulmonary Hypertension Research at National Jewish Health -  Published on Jul 30, 2014 Learn about the types of research surrounding pulmonary hypertension (PH) that are performed at National Jewish Health. To view this video – click here   2. Types of Pulmonary Hypertension Published on Jul 30, 2014 Dr. Brett Fenster, director of the ...

Motivation May Explain Disconnect Between Cognitive Testing and Real-Life Functioning for Older Adults

07.28.2014 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

North Carolina State University Newsroom A psychology researcher at North Carolina State University is proposing a new theory to explain why older adults show declining cognitive ability with age, but don’t necessarily show declines in the workplace or daily life. One key appears to be how motivated older adults are to maintain focus on cognitive ...

First national study finds trees saving lives, reducing respiratory problems: Air pollution modeling reveals broad-scale impacts of pollution removal by trees

07.27.2014 · Posted in COPD - air quality

NRS News Release In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide,U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms. While trees’ pollution removal equated to an average air quality improvement of less than 1 percent, ...

In Asthma, It’s Not Just What You Smell, But What You Think You Smell

Monell center news release Cognitive expectations about odor safety related to airway inflammation New research from the Monell Center reveals that simply believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure. The findings highlight the role that expectations can play in health-related outcomes. “Asthmatics ...

The Best Exercises to Improve Your Posture

07.21.2014 · Posted in COPD - Exercise

Good posture is as important as eating right, exercising, getting a good night’s sleep and avoiding harmful substances. Without good posture, you can’t really be physically fit and over time your poor posture will cause you to develop problems such as a painful back, aching neck and shoulders, joint pain and it will also have ...