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Leading lung health organizations release first-ever evidence-based patient care guidelines in prevention of acute exacerbations of COPD

The American College of Chest Physicians press release The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) announced today the release of Prevention of Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: American College of Chest Physicians and Canadian Thoracic Society Guideline in the journal CHEST. The guideline, a first of its ...

Fun Photos: Vintage cold and flu ads

10.16.2014 · Posted in COPD and Flu

            Cold and flu remedies get passed down from generation to generation. Sometimes the cure-all is chicken noodle soup, sometimes it’s a liquid with a bit more, well, kick. The Cephos Company advertised a powder as a remedy for headaches, colds and cases of the nerves. Each packet contained caffeine ...

Keeping Your Lungs Clear and Free of Infection – a webinar from Dr. Noah Greenspan and Marion Mackles, PT

Dr. Noah Greenspan and Marion Mackles, PT discuss principles of keeping your lungs clear and free of infection for people living with lung disease. Lecture was originally presented on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center located at 22 West 38th Street, New York, New York, 10018. ...

When Should You Get Your Flu Shot?

10.09.2014 · Posted in COPD and Flu

Get it Now We consider October through March to be the “official” flu season. Plan on getting your shot before the end of the month, as it takes two weeks to build up immunity after vaccination. You want to be protected in time for Thanksgiving, when influenza really begins spreading throughout the nation. Important Info ...

Are memory problems normal with aging? Get answers in a new eBook – free

10.07.2014 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

It’s a common worry for older adults: Are my memory problems part of normal aging or a sign of something more serious? The National Institute on Aging’s booklet, Understanding Memory Loss: What To Do When You Have Trouble Remembering, explains the many possible causes of memory loss, how they’re treated, and when to seek medical ...

Memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s reversed for first time

10.06.2014 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

UCLA Health news release Patient 1 had two years of progressive memory loss. She was considering quitting her job, which involved analyzing data and writing reports, she got disoriented driving, and she mixed up the names of her pets. Patient 2 kept forgetting once-familiar faces at work, forgot his gym locker combination and had to have his ...