Results for "Pulmonology and Asthma"

Better Me
Cystic Fibrosis in Children: 5 Things Parents Should Know About Treatment
As a parent, you want to give your child the very best start in life. But when they are diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder like cystic fibrosis...
Apr 02
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5 Common Myths About COPD (Hint: There’s Help)
Think of your lungs as balloons. When you’re healthy, those balloons expand and contract as you breathe in and out. But for those with diseased lungs,...
Feb 19
Advise Me
Should I Get an Air Purifier? The Pros and Cons
Like food and water, we need air to survive. While we are well aware of air pollutants outdoors, could the air in your home be bad for your health too?...
Feb 12
Better Me
Croup Could Be Triggering Your Baby’s Scary-Sounding Cough
A croup cough can be frightening for children and their parents. Children with croup have a cough that sounds like the bark of a seal. The child may also...
Feb 02
Better Me
What’s Causing My Chronic Cough?
In the age of COVID-19, coughing in public is about as unwelcome as in-laws on Spring Break. So, throw on your mask, squirt some hand sanitizer and follow...
Dec 14
Teach Me
What You Need to Know About Your Blood Oxygen Level
Before 2020, you probably didn’t think much about your blood oxygen levels. Maybe there was a time you got sick or needed surgery, and a health professional...
Oct 22
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Should I Be Worried About Pneumonia?
When you hear “pneumonia,” what comes to mind? Cold weather, flu season and violent coughing? Maybe this year, the coronavirus? To better understand the...
Oct 18
Better Me
How Is Flu Season Different During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
2020 has put into question every aspect of our daily routine and put “stay healthy” at the top of everyone’s to-do list. Our lives are different, in ways...
Sep 16
Teach Me
ECMO Team Treats COVID-19 Patients
A team of 80+ nurses and physicians at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix are using ECMO, an organ bypass machine, to oxygenate blood in patients...
Jun 23
Teach Me
What Long-Term Effects Could COVID-19 Have on Your Lungs?
It has been non-stop discovery for medical professionals battling COVID-19. That can be hard to see when we’re living in the here-and-now. But it’s true....
Jun 22