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Latest Pulmonary rehabilitation Stories

2008-07-01 06:00:12

By DeTurk, William E Scott, Lisa Benz ABSTRACT Purpose: Physical therapists have engaged in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for decades, but the extent of their current involvement in this practice area is unclear.

2008-06-24 15:01:45

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Gregg Tubbs of the American Lung Association, +1-202- 715-3469, +1-202-365-2694 (cell), gtubbs@lungusadc.org WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association commends and thanks the U.S.

2008-06-18 12:00:58

By Samantha Swindler, The Times-Tribune, Corbin, Ky. Jun. 17--He came in wanting to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger, and although he hasn't quite met his goal, Donald Dizney is leaving Knox County Hospital a much healthier man.

2008-06-17 09:00:09

MIAMI, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser has been selected as the top choice for respiratory fitness training by the L.A. Times.

2008-06-14 18:00:06

By DAVE ANDERSON MOST people haven't heard of it, but it kills around 1,500 people in the North East each year and, sadly, our local area is one of the country's top 10 hotspots for a lung condition called COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).

2005-12-29 10:18:06

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pulmonary rehabilitation produces significant benefits for patients with advanced emphysema and plays an important role in the selection of patients for lung surgery, according to results of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial, or NETT.

2005-11-07 13:27:55

By Charnicia E.

2005-07-01 15:55:00

Children's exposure to pre- and post-natal tobacco smoke carries a substantial risk for them to develop asthma and respiratory symptoms as adults.


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