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health impacts of wildfires 29 Jul

Health Impacts of Wildfires

Wildfire season is upon us! And with drought conditions and more intense heatwaves, wildfires may become a destructive, year-round phenomenon.…

socioeconomic status and health disparities in lung function 08 Jul

Socioeconomic Status and Health Disparities in Lung Function

Despite improvements in air quality and reductions in tobacco use over the past 60 years, socioeconomic disparities in respiratory symptoms,…

27 Aug

Face Masks 101

Wearing masks cuts epidemic numbers in half. That is why almost every government in the world endorses masks as an effective…

cold or allergy 15 Apr

Cold or Allergy: What’s the Difference?

Are your symptoms from a cold or allergy? What is the difference between a cold and an allergy? How do…

23 Aug

Lung Health and Respiratory Challenges When You Live Near A Fire

Only last October, we published two articles to help those suffering from lung disease who lived in one of the…

19 Jul

Avoid Allergy Triggers; They Can Worsen Your Lung Condition

You can’t prevent flowers from blooming, but if you have allergies, you’d probably love to be able to do just…

13 Dec

How To Protect Your Lungs During the California Wildfires

Those of you living within Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties are well aware of the many fires that…

26 Oct

Substances and Activities That Can Trigger COPD Flare-ups: A Survey

Patients and their medical care providers have known for some time that environmental factors can trigger a COPD flare-up, but…

14 Oct

Lung Protection for COPD Patients in Wildfire Areas

With all the fires burning in California, we wanted to give you some quick information on how to protect yourself…