Healthcare expenses in the United States have escalated in recent years. Insurance premiums, copays and deductibles have taken a huge bite out of the pockets of consumers. The cost of medications has proportionately soared despite the economic downturn.
As an asthma care provider, I know the importance of reminding my patients to continue to take... Read more
A while back, I talked about how to eat healthy to avoid gaining too much weight when COPD makes it hard to stay active and burn calories. But many people who have COPD actually have the opposite problem -- keeping weight on.
As your disease progresses and makes breathing ever more difficult, you can find that the mere act of eating a... Read more
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Over 35 million Americans suffer from
seasonal allergies. Although allergies
can cause many bothersome symptoms including runny or stuffy nose, itchy eyes and throat irritation, we are lucky that we have several medications that can
be used to treat and prevent these... Read more