The official blog of the Lung Institute.
This May 2016, the Lung Institute turns 3 years old. Our patients are constantly inspiring us, so help us celebrate our birthday by celebrating our patients. Keep reading to hear some of our patients’ stories.
Have you ever wondered if there are other ways to improve your oxygen levels? Check out what made our list of ways to increase your oxygen levels.
Just like the muscles in your body, your lungs can benefit from exercises to make them stronger. Learn more about the benefits of pulmonary rehab.
“Star Trek” star Leonard Nimoy dedicated his final days to raising awareness of COPD. Learn more about COPD.
The notion that harmful air pollutants exist only outdoors is false. Some pollutants occurring in the home can be more harmful than those commonly encountered outdoors. Modern homes harbor many sources of respiratory irritation, but it’s not terribly difficult to lung-proof your home.
At the Lung Institute, we strive to improve the quality of life for our patients. Having a debilitating lung disease is not only a struggle for patients, but also for their families. Our standard is to provide the highest level of quality care with sensitivity, compassion and professionalism. Please spend a few moments browsing our cellular therapy patient…
Top 3 Air Quality Vacation Spots Whether you suffer from lung disease or not, vacationing in places with clean air is clearly beneficial. Some places have cleaner air than others, and here are three locations where you can take a deep breath with pleasure and peace of mind. Santa Fe, New Mexico Population: 188,210 Popular…
Purple Heart Day On August 7, 1782, in Newburgh, New York, General George Washington announced the creation of the Badge for Military Merit, a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk with the word “Merit” embroidered in silver. The badge would be presented to soldiers for “any singularly meritorious action” and anyone wearing it could…