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14 Oct

COVID-19 and ARDS Translational Research: A Call for Support

"Science is a marathon, not a sprint", said Professor Mike Tipton, the Editor in Chief of the journal Experimental Physiology.…

exercise during covid 06 May

Exercise During COVID-19: A Conversation

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on our activity levels. It could be that working from home…

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,…

28 Jan

If You’re Offered a COVID-19 Vaccine, Should You Take It?

by Harry Rossiter, PhD As you are all no doubt aware the FDA has given emergency use authorization (EUA) for…

frontline health workers 22 Dec

Help Our Heroes to Give Us All a Safe and Happy New Year

Learn more about the American Thoracic Society's "special occasion strategies" aimed at reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19 this holiday…

03 Dec

How to Prevent “Truth Decay”

PERF needs your help. The world as we know it under attack. We are not talking Martians... or even about…

is herd immunity realistic 12 Nov

Is Herd Immunity Realistic in Ending a Pandemic?

A question on the minds of many as we approach the 1-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic is, how can…

copd and mental health 22 Oct

COPD and Mental Health During COVID-19

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused many to experience negative emotions, affecting general health and well-being. For those with chronic illnesses,…

covid-19 screener 08 Oct

Life as a COVID-19 Screener

Where do I start? When 2020 arrived, we were all looking forward to another fabulous year. In late January we…