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    I am a new subscriber to your group. I have Nonspecific Interstitial Pnuemonitis, diagnosed in June of 2003. I had a lot of scarring on my lungs when I was diagnosed and was on quite a lot of predni...
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    Svensmom, I could not get a full breath of air seemed restricted I believe that started the anxiety So I took a my pill and did PLB for awhile about 20 minutes did not work so I used my inhaler impr...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:39:00 Z
I find that I am tiring more easily than before. Thank goodness I am still able to take care of myself, climb stairs, grocery shopping and drive. I have just completed a Stage 2 Pulmonary Rehab program and have joined a Stage 3 maintenance program where I go twice a week. I am just recovering from a UTI, have hypertension and arthritis. Is it normal with emphysema to feel more fatigued than normal...

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:14:29 Z
Hello everyone, i'm an international student and my age is 27  (smoked between  20 -27   almost 7 years now) .  i have symptoms of lung cancer  my symptoms are     Coughing up blood,  grey phlegm, sever throat pain ( no pain while eating or  drinking) and shortness of breath from last week  and   right collar bone pain   and right ...

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:44:55 Z
I AM A 58 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO QUIT SMOKING 5 YEARS AGO. IN JULY OF THIS YEAR I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH MILD EMPHYSEMA. I STARTED OUT HAVING ASTHMA FOR MOST OF MY LIFE,NOW I HAVE THIS EMPHYSEMA.  NO ONE IN MY FAMILY KNOWS,BECAUSE I HAVEN'T TOLD THEM AS OF YET. I AM AFRAID OF WHAT I HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO WITH THIS CONDITION. I FEEL FINE NOW, NO SYMPTOMS EXCEPT THAT I GET WINDED EASILY. I STILL...

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:48:24 Z
My company, Insight Consulting Group, is conducting paid research to get feedback from those with COPD about their current treatment options. It is paying $100 for a 45 online interview that can be scheduled at the tail end of the week of October 13th. If interested feel free to fill out the following qualification survey to determine you are a fit to participate: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s...

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:24:19 Z
I was watching the Webinar the other night and missed the excercise that he taked about doing first thing in the morning that was supposed to be  a great one to do when you first get up .Can anyone discribe it ?????

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:58:22 Z
Pursed lip breathing is one of the simplest ways to control shortness of breath. It provides a quick and easy way to slow your pace of breathing, making each breath more effective. What does pursed lip breathing do? Pursed lip breathing • Improves ventilation • Releases trapped air in the lungs • Keeps the airways open longer and decreases the work of breathing &bu...

Updates from the Lung Association
 
 
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Dangerous smoke resulting from wildfires poses lethal health hazards to people living and working in the surrounding areas, especially those with chronic lung disease. The American Lung Association has important tips and resources to help you protect your health from the effects of wildfire smoke.

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
A large number of cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a rare and potentially serious respiratory infection, have been reported in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting confirmed cases in several states, including Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky and Missouri.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Earlier this year, CVS took a bold step – announcing that they would remove all tobacco products from their CVS/pharmacy stores across the country by October 1st, a significant business decision with the health of all Americans at its core. Today, September 3, is a proud moment for those of us in the fight against tobacco, as CVS announced their accelerated timeline to achieve this milestone, almo...

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Lung cancer, the #1 cancer killer of both women and men in the United States, must be a national priority. With one of the highest incidence rates and one of the lowest survival rates, lung cancer desperately needs more research for early detection, treatment and cures. On September 4th, we are taking action to reverse this trend, and increase funding for lung cancer research.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Many adults think they no longer need immunizations—as a result, a significant number of adults are not current on vaccinations that can protect their health and prevent serious illnesses. That’s why the American Lung Association is working with Pfizer to help dispel the myth that vaccines are just for children.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Reducing illness and death caused by tobacco use is central to the American Lung Association’s mission. Federal tobacco regulations must be robust to help reduce tobacco use across the nation. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed its “deeming rule” that would extend oversight to previously unregulated tobacco products including e-cigarettes, cigars, little cigars, hookah, pip...

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:06:22 +0100
The American Lung Association joined 75 other health and medical organizations and sent this letter http://bit.ly/YlkF4z to Medicare, urging coverage for lung cancer screening for people at high risk. Please LIKE if you agree that Medicare should cover this lifesaving test! #lungcancer

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:53:32 +0100
Thank you, Congressman Ben R. Luján for sharing this great photo from a recent #LUNGFORCE kickoff event in New Mexico!Mobile UploadsMy mom and sisters attending Lung Force, a fundraiser put on by the American Lung Association, in memory of my father! They look great!

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:20:18 +0100
American Lung Association's Lung Cancer Expert Medical Advisory Panel member, Andrea McKee, MD, co-authors a fantastic #lungcancer op-ed piece in The New York Times.A Cancer Battle We Can Winwww.nytimes.comCT screening for lung cancer can save thousands of lives each year.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:16:55 +0100
Timeline PhotosWe're joining 300+ organizations at the "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill today! Thanks to #LUNGFORCE Hero, Lysa, for joining us! You can help amplify our efforts by writing to your representatives in Congress, urging them to increase medical research funding at the @[43331696829:274:National Institutes of Health (NIH)]. http://bit.ly/1nmpCma

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:05:46 +0100
#OneGoodReason to live tobacco freeThank you, CVS! #OneGoodReason#OneGoodReason to live tobacco free

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:35:01 +0100
Whether you quit smoking, never started or helped someone kick the habit – whatever your reason, we’re sure it’s a good one! Stand with us and CVS Health and tell us your #OneGoodReason to live tobacco-free: www.cvs.com/quit-smoking/one-good-reason.html

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 21:48:40 +0100
Shelves behind CVS registers got a great #lunghealth makeover! #MakeTobaccoHistory #OneGoodReason

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:35:01 +0100
Today is the day! Pick up the phone and call your 3 representatives in Congress. Remind them #lungcancer is the #1 cancer killer in the U.S. & more cancer research $$ is vital. Make an impact today: www.lungforce.org/call #LUNGFORCE

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:27:37 +0100
Great Los Angeles Times article on CVS removing tobacco from their shelves ahead of schedule and offering smoking cessation programs to help their customers quit smoking for good. #maketobaccohistory #onegoodreason http://lat.ms/1lI41Y7CVS kicks the tobacco habitwww.latimes.comThe nation's No. 2 drugstore operator finally kicked the habit.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:21:42 +0100
Check out our CEO Harold Wimmer giving a special thanks to CVS for removing tobacco from their shelves. #maketobaccohistory #onegoodreason youtu.be/dl2lnIslq7gHarold Wimmer Thanks CVSAmerican Lung Association CEO, Harold Wimmer Gives #onegoodreason for CVS taking tobacco off their shelves – to save lives.

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