The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Why Gamble With Your Life?


March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. All month long the National Council on Problem Gambling aims to raise awareness about problem gambling. The goal of this campaign is to educate the public and healthcare professionals about the warning signs of problem gambling and promote the availability of help and hope both locally and nationally….

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Lung Institute Announces a Treatment for Sarcoidosis


The Lung Institute is excited to announce the ability to treat another debilitating lung disease. Sarcoidosis is a disease caused by targeted areas of inflammation. It can affect any part of the body, but it typically targets essential organs such as the skin, eyes, lungs, liver and heart. Most commonly, sarcoidosis targets an individual’s lungs…

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Stem Cell Seminar Recap

3 Mar 2015 | Under COPD | Posted by | 0 Comments

With Dr. Burton Feinerman Last week, on February 26th, Dr. Burton Feinerman traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona where he held a stem cell seminar for prospective patients at the Lung Institute clinic. The atmosphere was both jovial and serious. Dr. Feinerman began the presentation for people attending both in person and through a webinar feature, by…

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Facts About Breathing while You Sleep

2 Mar 2015 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments

The average American spends one third of their life sleeping. Although that seems like a catchy phrase used to sell mattresses, it also speaks a lot to the importance of sleep on our health. When you consider that for one third of our lives we are essential unconscious, it makes keeping good health during that…

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How I Used My Tax Refund

28 Feb 2015 | Under Lung Disease, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments

Like many Americans, my parents are dedicated working people. For years they have been able to provide our family with a loving environment and a passionate drive to do our very best. As a child, I could always remember when tax season rolled around. On an early Saturday morning, my father John, a hardworking police…

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The Link Between Pneumonia and COPD

27 Feb 2015 | Under Lung Disease, Related Conditions | Posted by | 0 Comments

What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult for sufferers to breathe. It is characterized by a restriction of airflow in and out of the lungs, thus causing difficulty breathing. As a result, people with COPD need supplemental oxygen in order to participate in daily activities….

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Springtime Nashville Events and Activities

26 Feb 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

What’s happening in Nashville? As many people know, Nashville is known as the Music City. Many musicians call Nashville home, and dozens of major record studios have placed their offices in the city. In addition to all recording industry in Nashville, there is also a vibrant culture of live music. During a trip to middle…

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Spring Training in Scottsdale

25 Feb 2015 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Baseball in Scottsdale The springtime in Scottsdale means a reprieve from some of the bitter cold at night and longer days filled with sunlight. It also means that baseball fans from around the area can dust off their mitts and catch a game, and hopefully, a foul ball at one of the many local Spring…

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Springtime Events in Tampa

24 Feb 2015 | Under Medical Tourism | Posted by | 0 Comments

Upcoming Events in Tampa, Florida As winter finally begins to slow down, a trip to the sunny beaches and warm waters of Tampa Bay, Florida is the perfect way to kick off the Spring season. For many, visiting the exciting coastal town is enough to make 2015 the best year yet. As March quickly approaches,…

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