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6 Important Tips for a COPD Caregiver

Whether you’re a spouse, family member, trained professional, or friend, assuming the role of a caregiver for someone with COPD or lung disease is not an easy task. Unfortunately, […]

5 Tips for Avoiding a COPD Exacerbation

Living with COPD can often be a delicate balance of trying to live your life and complete daily activities, while attempting to avoid an exacerbation. A COPD exacerbation is […]

VIDEO: Patient Spotlight: Stem Cell Therapy Reviews


Stanton “Kenny” Kolansky, a Franklinville, NJ resident and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) sufferer, had learned to cope with the everyday trials of lung disease.

But when Kenny became seriously […]

By |April 17th, 2014|Patient Reviews|

COPD in Women

Quick quiz: Is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more common in men or women?

You may be surprised to hear that COPD is more common in women. In fact, women […]

Comorbid Conditions & COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is often associated with other comorbid conditions. This relationship is still somewhat misunderstood by scientists and continues to be the basis of extensive research, […]

5 Types of Daily Meditation for COPD


Many people view meditating as a form of religious or spiritual practice, but in can also be performed for a variety of personal reasons and can have positive benefits […]

Why Do We Climb? Fight for Air Stair Climb 2014

This past weekend, Lung Institute participated as a proud sponsor of the Fight for Air Stair Climb an event hosted by the American Lung Association in support of lung disease […]

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    Beacon of Hope – Man Amazes Doctors with Success from Stem Cell Therapy

Beacon of Hope – Man Amazes Doctors with Success from Stem Cell Therapy

One year ago, Gary Oberschlake was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a deadly lung disease with no known cause. His doctors in Tallahassee, FL told Gary, a family […]

7 Things You Need to Know about Sleep and COPD

If you have COPD, you know that difficulty breathing isn’t just limited to the daytime and often gets in the way of falling asleep. This can lead to mild […]

Questions to Ask a Stem Cell Clinic

Questions to Ask a Stem Cell Clinic
The American Lung Association directs visitors seeking information about stem cell treatments for lung disease to the International Society for Stem Cell Research […]