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Social Support for the COPD Community

04.12.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

Whether online or in person, finding connection with others is crucial. “I’m a rah-rah person,” says Pat Barclift, 71, of West Tennessee. As a fitness team leader for the online COPD-Support community, she spurs members on. “Just get out there and do what you can,” she tells them. “If all you can do is just ...

Being a Night Owl May Be Bad for Your Health

04.12.2015 · Posted in COPD - sleep

A new study suggests that early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy — although not necessarily wealthy or wise. Korean researchers recruited 1,620 men and women, ages 47 to 59, and administered a questionnaire to establish whether they were morning people or night owls. They found 480 morning types, 95 night ...

A Grateful Heart is a Healthier Heart

04.09.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

American Psychological Association press release Thankful outlook could lead to improved outcomes in heart-failure patients, study says Recognizing and giving thanks for the positive aspects of life can result in improved mental, and ultimately physical, health in patients with asymptomatic heart failure, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. “We found that more ...

Introducing the Redesigned Ticket to Work Website

04.06.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

Disability.blog from Disability.gov - Guest Blog by the Ticket to Work Team The Ticket to Work program recently launched a redesigned beneficiary website at www.choosework.net. The website is part of Social Security’s efforts to help people with disabilities who want to work find and keep a job to reduce or eliminate their need for cash benefits. Choosework.net is the ...

Getting Hired for Work-at-Home Is a Different Process

04.06.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

Disability.blog from Disability.gov - Guest Blogger Paula Reuben Vieillet, President and Founder of Employment Options Inc.    Even though there are many similarities between applying for a local job and applying for a virtual work-at-home job, there are many significant differences. Your knowledge about this process can be the edge you need to secure the job ...

Clarkson University Undergrads Research Link Between Hauntings & Indoor Air Quality

04.02.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

A team of Clarkson University researchers is studying the possible links between reported hauntings and indoor air quality.   Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Shane Rogers said human experiences reported in many hauntings are similar to mental or neurological symptoms reported by some individuals exposed to toxic molds. It is known that some ...

COPD – Indoor Allergens & Pollutants

04.02.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, also known as COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. It includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis and in some cases asthma. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute reports that COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than ...

10 Ways Technology Is Changing the Way We Live

03.26.2015 · Posted in COPD - Living With It

Disability Connection Newsletter March 2015 Coding a New Future. Technology is everywhere and a new movement to teach younger generations how to code has swept the nation. Kids are not only creating snowflakes with Anna and Elsa from Frozen, but also learning valuable life lessons in problem solving and critical thinking. Technology experts, business leaders and educators agree ...