Four Ways To Care For Your Lungs

Care For Your Lungs

Since October is Healthy Lung Month, let’s take a look at a few ways you can better care for your lungs. After all, chronic lower respiratory disease is the third-leading cause of death for U.S. adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Some common known causes of lung damage in the U.S. include …

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Examining the Patient/Doctor Relationship

Patient Doctor Relationship

In the winter edition of Community magazine, we conducted two separate interviews with Pulmonary Hypertension patient Amanda Harvey-McKee and her doctor, Murali Chakinala. We asked them to individually discuss Amanda’s diagnosis, and how they’ve spent years increasing awareness on PH. Interview with Amanda Harvey-McKee, patient of Dr. Murali Chakinala We did not have the easiest …

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Chronic Illness Advanced Care Plan

Chronic Illness Care Plan

Living with chronic illness is a challenge by itself. It can be very demanding on your time, your energy levels, and your mental focus. You might be so busy juggling a thousand things through the day that you may not find any time to consider what your future needs are. But it is important to …

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Chronic Illness Around Holidays

Chronic Illness Around Holidays

 Each year, millions of Americans celebrate the holiday season with much fanfare. It’s undoubtedly the best time of the year for most of us. But if you or someone you love is battling a chronic illness then this time becomes very demanding, both physically and mentally. Did you know that according to the Centers for …

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