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yoga breathing for copd 22 Apr

Tackling Breathlessness with Yoga

Most of us take breathing for granted. The process is mainly involuntary and occurs without us having to think about…

oxygen therapy for copd 25 Feb

When Should I Consider Oxygen Therapy for COPD?

Starting supplemental oxygen therapy is both an important and complex decision. Given its complexity, understanding what this entails (including why…

studies on smoking and covid-19 11 Feb

Studies on Smoking and COVID-19

A recent article in the New York Times reported that as well as relapsing in our diet and exercise habits,…

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…

09 Jul

Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs)

Portable oxygen concentrators (POCs) offer many advantages for persons needing oxygen. Like most technology, understanding a device’s use and limitations…

07 May

Some Covid-19 Myths and the Need for Research to find Answers

Humans are hardwired to resolve uncertainty. We seek answers to life’s burning questions.

06 Feb

Sex Despite Breathing Problems

In 1977, we graduated the first patients from our outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program, the second such outpatient program in the…

24 Jan

The Four Stages of COPD, Explained

COPD isn’t just one disease – it’s many. And if you or a loved one have COPD, you know that…

09 Jan

A New Hope for COPD?

In 2007, the National Institute of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute funded a research study called The COPD…