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Coughing and Short of Breath? Is it COPD?

Experiencing shortness of breath, chronic coughing, and wheezing? Don’t overlook the symptoms
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At Home Noninvasive Ventilation for COPD Saves Time & Money

New approaches to COPD treatment, such as advanced noninvasive home ventilation in the context of multi-faceted care programs, have been shown to reduce hospitalizations and save money.

Mindfulness Can Be a Powerful Tool for People with IPF

Many people living with a chronic lung disease, like IPF, experience frustration and anxiety. A new resource is now available to help them incorporate mindfulness into their self-care.
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Airing’s Inventor Responds to Readers’ Questions and Concerns

Pat Salber (@docweighsin) interviews Stephen Marsh, CEO of Airing, about TDWI readers' questions and concerns regarding the company's micro-CPAP product.
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Is There a Hidden Bias Against Lung Cancer?

A study shows that people subconsciously associate shame, guilt, and hopelessness significantly more with lung cancer compared to breast cancer.

My Life with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dan Castner has a chronic, irreversible lung disease that most people have never heard of-Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Here's how it changed his life.

5 Tips for Lung Health in the Summer

Heat can and does affect your lung health. Pulmonologist Marilyn Glassberg provides 5 tips for lung health in the summer.
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A Lung Disease You Might Not Know About – But Should

IPF is a lung disease that has no known cause and is unpredictable. It more commonly affects men over the age of 50 and is accompanied by shortness of breath and a dry cough.

Can New Health Policies Improve Asthma Outcomes?

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, the new President and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) points out in this TDWI radio interview that there is a huge opportunity to improve asthma outcomes by improving the way we deliver and pay for care.
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Got Sleep Apnea? Can’t Do CPAP? How About the Didgeridoo?

Is the didgeridoo a viable option for CPAP failures? Maybe or maybe not.