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    Thanks for your reply. You know it was cloudy and cold and last nite my nose got so stuffed up I work up and couldn't get air through them. Finally did a good nasal wash and got them opened a bi...
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    You're wonderful, Don. I felt a breath of fresh air when I read your comment. I try, as you do, to keep moving. I have been traveling through this strange world of "trying to breathe" ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:52:07 Z
It has been several months since I have posted on my happenings.  Well, I finished my Pulmanory Rehab. and no I never was taught how to breathe, proper nutrition, or anything like that face-to-face educational part.  I would go in they would put me on the threadmill, the handbike, and the bike and ditto it was one hour and that was the program agenda.  I feel the rehab exercise help...

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:24:40 Z
Hi there. We are still looking for lung cancer patients and caregivers in the Ft. Lauderdale area to participate in a small group discussion about the lung cancer experience. Participants will receive a complimentary meal and a $150 cash stipend. If you are interested, email info@lungforce.org or respond directly to this post. Thank you!

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:09:15 Z
I'm interested in feedback on participating in clinical trials.  I have been participating in one. And I know that without this experience I would be very sick.

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:49:48 Z
My name is Goldielocks and I have COPD. Seems it should be stamped on my forehead. I am a 55 year old woman that has survived COPD for the past 10 years with little to no treatment, until the past couple years.  I was tested yesterday and the 22% function of my lungs didn't phase me.  I do not have oxygen nor have I used a home nebulizer.  On a good air day I may get up to 33% ...

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:39:41 Z
I currently am battling the MRSA in my lungs again. Apparently there was  Just enough bacteria hiding in the lungs to bounce back. My question is, antibiotics are very hard on your stomach. I already have GERD so I am cautious about taking them with food, drinking plenty of water, not eating irritating food while on them etc. I take Pepcid 40 mg once daily regularly. I added probiotics once a...

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:30:12 Z
Are you a female lung cancer patient or caregiver living in the Ft. Lauderdale or Boston area? We want to hear from you. Our LUNG FORCE Patient and Caregiver Panels will give you the opportunity to share your thoughts about the lung cancer experience. A meal and a small stipend will be provided. For more information, email info@lungforce.org.

Updates from the Lung Association
 
 
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The recent news that a number of students have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB) are a firm reminder that TB is it is far from gone, and is still a major threat to public health, here and around the world.

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The American Lung Association joins the nation in mourning the passing of beloved actor Leonard Nimoy, of COPD.

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Flying the friendly skies became friendlier to lungs 25 years ago, thanks to groundbreaking legislation that made domestic flights smokefree. The historic measure provided protection for airline passengers and flight attendants from secondhand smoke, and paved the way for further smokefree initiatives to protect Americans where they live, work and gather.

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
We are in an exciting time for cancer treatment, and patients have options that didn't exist just a decade ago. Personalized or precision medicine is an emerging approach to healthcare where treatment is more highly tailored to the biology of the patient.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Raising a child with asthma can be a source of tremendous worry and anxiety. If your child’s flare-ups seem frequent or unpredictable, there is help and hope to achieve better control of your son or daughter’s asthma symptoms.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:21:30 +0100
Timeline Photos#CDCTips is back with brand NEW ads. Support CDC Tips From Former Smokers on @[431593670197095:274:Thunderclap] http://thndr.it/1FBPqUV

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:40:01 +0100
Tuberculosis is far from gone. In fact, it's still a threat to public health, both here in the United States and around the world. #WorldTBDayCommemorating World Tuberculosis Day 2015 - American Lung Associationwww.lung.orgThe recent news that a number of students have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB) are a firm reminder that TB is it is far from gone, and is still a major threat to publ...

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:08:21 +0100
Thanks to all our amazing climbers at today's #FightForAirClimb in Milwaukee with American Lung Association in Wisconsin!Fight for Air Climb draws a crowdwww.cbs58.comThe tag line of the American Lung Association's annual "Fight for Air" climb is "We climb for those who can't breathe on their own." Local firefighters did just that at the US Bank building in down....

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 18:00:27 +0100
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/p100x100/10550914_795321737217526_5189789899759932207_n.jpg?oh=d66f63de9b7c9aeb4828895e179525a4&oe=5574F001Philly Fight for Air ClimbIt's an amazing morning in downtown #Philadelphia at the #PhillyClimb! We love our climbers!

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:21:17 +0100
Timeline PhotosMy good friend & fellow public health advocate @[216311481960:274:Bill Gates] agrees that we are at a critical moment in the global effort to reduce tobacco use. Today, we announced that @[219612384781411:274:Bloomberg Philanthropies] and the @[11309713071:274:Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation] will support a new effort to combat the tobacco industry’s use of in...

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 22:01:53 +0100
Timeline PhotosWorried about weight gain while quitting smoking? We have 9 tips on how to stay fit through your quit. http://bit.ly/1MFlffV

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:05:02 +0100
Not A ReplacementIf you thought the tobacco industry stopped marketing to kids, think again. Check out this video we’re releasing for Kick Butts Day. #NotAReplacement

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:58:57 +0100
Help us all breathe easier! Today is the last day to submit your comments urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt more protective limits on ozone pollution -- more commonly known as smog. Do your part to help make sure we all have clean, healthy air.American Lung Association: Fighting for Airsecure3.convio.netStand up for healthy air with the American Lung Association. Help make s...

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:40:01 +0100
"Authors [including American Lung Association's Senior Scientific Adviser, Norman Edelman, MD] say cutting ozone pollution from power plants and other sources would benefit health." via CNN. Take action to protect the air we breathe: bit.ly/1wjo3LeInvisible threat to maternal and child health - CNN.comwww.cnn.comNew anti-pollution rules would bring ozone level standards in line with...

Sun, 15 Mar 2015 22:50:00 +0100
Lung disease research is the key to saving lives.President's Research Report | Lung Disease Research is the Key to Saving Liveswww.lung.orgScientific research is the front-line weapon in eliminating the terrible toll of lung disease on our families and loved ones.

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