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redorangedog COPD with asthma COPD According to the American Thoracic Society (ATS)/ European Respiratory Society (ERS) along with the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease…
By redorangedog Latest Activity August 3, 2016 at 6:59 pm
Dr Gary Talking to Your Doctor: Yikes! I’m Losing my Doctor! Toni has been with her current doctor, Dr. Ross, for about two years. She moved to her after having to…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 4, 2016 at 11:46 am Likes 1
Kibitzer-mensch Spiriva I get spiriva,through the VA because it's a fairly good guess that I got copd from asbestos exposure. When the…
By Kibitzer-mensch Latest Activity May 31, 2016 at 11:00 am
Anonymous Spiriva I get spiriva through the VA because it's a fairly good guess that I got copd from asbestos exposure. When…
By Anonymous Latest Activity May 31, 2016 at 11:24 am
Dr Gary Just Diagnosed: Why Does Information Feel Like my Enemy? If you’ve been recently diagnosed, one piece of advice you’ve most likely been given, by your physician or your loved…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity May 25, 2016 at 10:50 am Likes 3
Dr Gary Just Diagnosed: Getting Your Emotions Through the First Year Being diagnosed with a chronic condition brings up a lot of questions. Some of them include: What’s my life going…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity September 27, 2016 at 10:33 pm Replies 10 Likes 2
jblondie88 Not a clear diagnosis I had a breathing "spell" almost two years ago that scared me enough to go to the Doctor. Had a…
By jblondie88 Latest Activity March 31, 2016 at 5:52 pm Replies 1
Fairy1051 Double pneumonia Has anyone had double pneumonia lately? I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired. Pneumonia took a lot outta…
By Fairy1051 Latest Activity April 14, 2016 at 5:38 pm Replies 3
Dr Gary Getting Down on Yourself? Here’s How to Curb the Urge to Judge “That was good.” “That was bad.” “Wow, that was stupid.” Listen to your own self-talk sometime. And when you do, take a look…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 16, 2016 at 6:26 pm Replies 2 Likes 3
redorangedog Stages of COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive condition that affects your ability to breathe well. It encompasses several…
By redorangedog Latest Activity October 17, 2016 at 4:47 pm Replies 11
redorangedog Beyond Blue I have my own list. Here are 10 things you definitely DON’T want to say, a collection of the gems…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm Likes 1
redorangedog Coping with COPD Clinical Topics CNE Beyond Clinical Nursing Tools Your Health Keyword, Title, Topic Advanced Search Home » Clinical Topics » Pulmonary…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm Likes 1
redorangedog Social Media and Chronic Disease Social media, online social networks and apps for smartphones and tablets are changing the way we communicate. According to a…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 27, 2015 at 11:28 am
redorangedog How does Weather Affect COPD Lung Institute When the temperature dial is set to HOT across the entire country those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 26, 2015 at 5:47 pm
redorangedog What are Pulmonary Function Tests Mayo What are pulmonary function tests? Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are non-invasive tests that show how well the lungs are working.
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 25, 2015 at 10:06 am
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