Rigorous studies to build on earlier efforts to test the experimental treatment.
The US COPD Coalition (USCC) recently held its annual election for Board of Directors. Board members Joel Africk, Patricia Jellen, Akshay Sood, and Sharon Cornelison were each re-elected to a three-year term. Following the election, the Board of Directors met on September 17th and re-elected the following Board members to serve as the Executive Committee … Read more
The following information about influenza vaccines is provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get … Read more
With the holiday season approaching, many people will be traveling or attending gatherings with friends and family. Travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. If you must travel, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has tips on ways to … Read more
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends that you wear masks in public settings around people who don’t live in your household and when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others. Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others. Wear masks with two or more layers to stop the spread of COVID-19 Wear … Read more
Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set goals and measurable objectives to improve health and well-being in the United States. The initiative’s fifth edition, Healthy People 2030, builds on knowledge gained over the past 4 decades to address current and emerging public health priorities and challenges. An interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts developed … Read more
IMPACT 2020 is an exciting two-day virtual advocacy event taking place September 22-23, 2020. Learn how to build your advocacy and storytelling skills and share your personal experiences with members of Congress, all from the comfort of your own home. No travel is required and there is no cost for participating. Click here for detailsTo learn … Read more
CMS has released an updated durable medical equipment (DME) guide that explains coverage of home oxygen equipment (and other DME) and where to get help with your questions.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory warning against using methanol-based hand sanitizers. Methanol is a “toxic alcohol”, which can cause blindness and/or death when absorbed through the skin or when swallowed. Read on to learn more…