Category: PERF Monthly Newsletter

NOVEMBER 2018 Here is a roundup of the articles, news & updates that we've published on the PERF blog site during the past month. Click on the "Read More" link at the bottom of each excerpt to read the full article. Better Breathers Club this Wednesday, Nov. 14 The next Better Breathers Club is scheduled for November 14. The featured speaker will be Dr. Rachelle Bross, who is a PhD-trained dietician, researcher and olive farmer. She w
OCTOBER 2018 Here is a roundup of the articles, news & updates that we've published on the PERF blog site during the past month. Click on the "Read More" link at the bottom of each excerpt to read the full article. The New Anti-Smoking Plan: Sounds Good. But Is It? The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is busy executing an ambitious anti-smoking campaign to try to give smokers a major push to stop smoking. The question is, what ex
AUGUST 2018 Here is a roundup of the articles, news & updates that we've published on the PERF blog site during the past month. Click on the "Read More" link at the bottom of each excerpt to read the full article. How Does Medicare Cover Lung Transplants? [Editor’s Note: Following is a guest post published this month on our blog.] By Danielle Kunkle Roberts A lung transplant is a complicated complex surgery to remove a sick lung and
JULY 2018 Here is a roundup of the articles, news & updates that we've published on the PERF blog site during the past month. Click on the "Read More" link at the bottom of each excerpt to read the full article. [column-group][column] Weight Training with COPD [Editor’s Note: Following is a reprint of an article published a number of years ago on the PERF website.] By Tom Storer, Ph.D.  Hello from the Strength Lab. Last tim
JUNE 2018 Here is a roundup of the articles, news & updates that we've published on the PERF blog site during the past month. Click on the "Read More" link at the bottom of each excerpt to read the full article. [column-group][column] O2verlap Study Is Enrolling Participants To improve CPAP compliance and reduce hospitalizations for people who have both COPD and obstructive sleep apnea (called Overlap Syndrome), the COPD Foundation and Ame