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Power Couple Launches New Resources to Educate about COPD

COPDSOS is a new project created by Ted and Grace Anne Dorney Koppel to advocate for pulmonary rehabilitation through education…

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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…

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Tackling Breathlessness with Yoga

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

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation – Live Better and Live Longer

Patients suffering from COPD should know that PR not only has potential for helping them feel better and being more…

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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…

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Prioritizing Lung Health in 2021: Trajectories of New COPD Research

Despite the obvious impact of COVID-19 on the progression of new research developments in COPD, there’s plenty to look forward…

05 Aug

European Respiratory Society Honors PERF’s Dr. Richard Casaburi with its Top Award

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the strengthening of respiratory medicine worldwide, Dr. Richard Casaburi, received the 2020 Presidential…

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…

22 Jun

Stay Active to Strengthen Your Immune System During COVID-19

Even before COVID-19, lower respiratory tract infection (pneumonia) was the most common cause of death by a communicable disease, accounting…