Category: PERF Monthly Newsletter

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
MAY 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] History of Oxygen Therapy By Thomas Petty, MD Would you like to know a little more about the history of oxygen? Here is the original correspondence from Dr. Tom Petty to the TV producer of a 3-minute TV segme
APRIL 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] Three LA BioMed Doctors Receive Distinguished CHEST Educators Award The American College of Chest Physicians has inaugurated a new annual program to recognize and honor members of the medical and research co
MARCH 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] Fake News and Real News About the Flu If you surveyed a hundred people about the flu vaccine, it’s almost guaranteed that you’d get a split in beliefs about its efficacy or its safety. Some are all for i
FEBRUARY 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] The COPD Obesity Conundrum: Is It Good to Have a High BMI When You Have COPD? In a database analysis of 22 studies of COPD patients that compared their body mass index (BMI, a measure of whether body weig