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Caught Up In the Spirit of Sweet & Savory by LetsTalkAndWalk Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 6:21am Thank you so much for all the support from my big announcement yesterday! I am super excited about this journey. I had my second peer coaching call yesterday with the most fantastic ladies. If you are looking for an easy and FREE way to connect with people, you might try ooVoo . The call can hold up to 12 participants (although you can ... Read on »
A personal experience of treating lung cancer patients by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 May 2012 12:00am What is it like to work as a lung cancer nurse? Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world. Over 1.6 million people across the globe were diagnosed with the disease in 2008 (the last comprehensive count). That’s more than 4,300 people every day. But these chilling numbers aren’t the ones we think of, or are aware of, when w ... Read on »
115 "come on" and bit of med news by Gevera Bert P. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:07pm So much to say, so little time to write. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of going grocery shopping with my parents. We were coming back from somewhere and my mom needed to buy a few things to cook for the holiday. Going shopping with my dad is like walking the dog. Every ten seconds, you have to say "come on, come on" and tug.I have jok ... Read on »
Tremendous highs and horrible lows. by Victoria Tremlett Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Mar 2013 7:29pm I cannot believe it has been months since I posted, I'm so sorry for the delay. There's been lots going on in life some great things and others not so good. Its also been very busy so will try and cram all the news into one long post! I've been struggling to get things down and with some problems (as you will read so please forgive me skimming bi ... Read on »
VIDA Diagnostics Launches Apollo Pulmonary Analysis Software for Major Lung Disease by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 May 2011 10:24pm Vida Diagnostics Press Release VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software, announced today the launch of its new Apollo™ Software for the evaluation of pulmonary disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and lung cancer, here at the 2011 International C ... Read on »
Cough cough cough by Amy G. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:15pm The air today is beyond foul. Fires throughout the Bay Area have left a thick layer of smoke hanging over the valley. From my home this morning I not only couldn't see Mt. Diablo, I couldn't see the hills. Which are only blocks from my house. Before I left for the day I went back inside and closed the only open window. Hopefully when I retu ... Read on »
Lung Exercises - A Series of Free Videos from Pulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist Donna Wilson by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 6:15pm Donna Wilson created a series of videos to help lung cancer patients and patients with breathing problems. Different upper and lower body exercises performed to maximize the delivery of oxygen to lung tissue and the body. Breathing is an important function of our bodies. Breathing maximizes respiration and nourishes the ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Lung Infection vs. Chronic Pulmonary Embolism by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 2:10pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies , a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. Here’s the Advanced Practice Strategies case of the mo ... Read on »
June 20, 2009 Lung disorders-coughing-exercises-Pulmonary treatment by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Sat 20 Jun 2009 10:02pm Laugh for the day: photo of after effects of swine flu... Have a sassy Saturday--do what you want to do, go where you want to go, treat yourself to something special no matter how small. I am playing the part of a "slug" by not doing much of anything, but I did have an extra nice breakfast, thanks to my sweet husband. My cough is a little les ... Read on »
Dietary curcumin increases antioxidant defenses in lung, ameliorates radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis, and improves survival by Jan Posted Sun 14 Nov 2010 9:41pm Radiat Res. 2010 May;173(5):590-601. Dietary curcumin increases antioxidant defenses in lung, ameliorates radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis, and improves survival in mice. Lee JC, Kinniry PA, Arguiri E, Serota M, Kanterakis S, Chatterjee S, Solomides CC, Javvadi P, Koumenis C, Cengel KA, Christofidou-Solomidou M. Pulmonary, Alle ... Read on »