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By Gary Fitzgerald – Allery & Asthma Network* People with chronic cough, wheeze and shortness of breath may wonder if their symptoms are asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)….

There are many types of oxygen equipment used in the home, with each device having advantages and disadvantages. An assessment of a patient’s needs is crucial to matching oxygen patients…

Many of you may have seen very inexpensive “Oxygen Concentrators” available online, including Amazon, Facebook, eBay.These are selling in the range of $300 to $650. They are not FDA approved, nor…

There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke causes numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear…

The following is a bulletin from the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Some online sources of information on integrative health are useful, but others may be inaccurate…

The following is a statement from Patrizia Cavazzoni, M.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. As we have throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and…

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has updated isolation and quarantine recommendations for the public. These recommendations do not apply to healthcare personnel and do not supersede state, local, tribal, of territorial…

The following article is reprinted from the January 2022 issue of the National Institutes of Health’s NIH News In Health. Feeling sick can be especially concerning these days. Could your…

The following is re-printed from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s COVID-19 website.  Emergence of Omicron On November 24, 2021, a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529, was reported to the World Health…

Everyone Ages 16 and Older Can Get a Booster Shot The following information is re-printed from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. IF YOU RECEIVEDPfizer-BioNTech or Moderna You should get…