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Keeping COPD patients out of hospital

Living Well education program helps keep #COPD patients out of hospital A program at #Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) is helping to keep patients...

A new role for physiotherapists at Lakeridge Health

Physiotherapists at Lakeridge Health are taking on new responsibilities that will give them a lot to…well, puff about. “I don’t know of any other hospital...

Spirometry testing can help diagnose lung disease

Spirometry is a relatively simple measure of how much air a person can breathe in and out and how fast the air can be...

A simple test to predict lung attacks is on the horizon

When Beverly Nelson experiences a lung exacerbation, her first thoughts are usually of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “I always find myself praying hard that...

Biomarkers to diagnose and prevent ‘lung attacks’ that can kill

Vivianne Toupin knows firsthand just how deadly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be. In her lifetime, three of her family members have succumbed...

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