US COPD Coalition

Year: 2021

Jun
15

Post-COVID Conditions

The following is reprinted from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s COVID-19 website. Although most people with COVID-19 get better within weeks of illness, some people experience post-COVID conditions. Post-COVID conditions are a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience more than four weeks after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. … Read more

May
28

Finding & Evaluating Online Health Resources

The following information is excerpted from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, a division of the National Institutes of Health. What’s the Bottom Line? How much do we know about online resources for complementary health approaches? The number of Web and social media sites, along with mobile apps, offering health information about complementary … Read more

May
26

Domestic Travel During COVID-19

The following is reprinted from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s COVID-19 website. Delay travel until you are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated and must travel, follow CDC’s recommendations for unvaccinated people. People who are fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine or a vaccine authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization … Read more

Apr
29

Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD: A Review of Recent Literature

The US COPD Coalition was honored to feature Allison Cihla, MD, Medical Director of Intensive Care and Cardiopulmonary Services at Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, WV, as she presented an excellent review of the latest literature on the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with COPD. Topics covered include: Learn about recent research in the field … Read more

Apr
14

NIH begins trial of anti-CD14 antibody to treat respiratory disease caused by COVID-19

The following article is re-printed from a news release issued by the National Institutes of Health. A clinical trial testing the safety and efficacy of an investigational monoclonal antibody for treating people who are hospitalized with respiratory disease and low blood oxygen due to infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has begun. The … Read more

Apr
6

Are You Caring for Someone Living with COPD?

Join the Caring for COPD Caregivers Study Respiratory Health Association is seeking caregivers of people living with COPD to participate in a new study, Caring for COPD Caregivers! WHAT WILL PARTICIPANTS BE ASKED TO DO? As a project participant, caregivers wll receive a free copy of the COPD Caregiver’s Toolkit, a resource designed to ease … Read more