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COPD Awareness - Close the Communication Gap

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Communication is key to closing the gap between healthcare providers and patients.

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COPD Awareness - Here are the Facts

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory disease that blocks airflow in your lungs. It makes breathing difficult and can prevent your body from getting the oxygen it needs. 

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COPD Awareness - Identifying Symptoms and Risk Factors

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The symptoms of COPD are usually constant and can slowly progress over many years. Learn about the common symptoms and risk factors of COPD.

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Coughing Up Blood with Mucus

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A simple cough during your day hardly warrants a second thought but coughing up blood with mucus should give you pause. It can be a frightening experience, especially if it has never happened to you before.

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Eating Well with COPD

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Individuals with COPD can receive several benefits from proper nutrition. Depending on your condition, it can also influence the severity of COPD, so be sure to ask your practitioner which foods are best for you. Changing your eating habits will not cure COPD, but it can help you feel better mentally and physically.

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Home Oxygen Therapy: What You Need to Know

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Home oxygen therapy is an effective therapy option for a variety of chronic respiratory conditions.

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Advantages of Non-Invasive Ventilation

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Chronic respiratory failure is a condition that makes it difficult for your body to maintain normal oxygen and carbon dioxide levels. Many diseases cause chronic respiratory failure, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), thoracic restrictive diseases (TRD), and neuromuscular diseases (NMD). Non-invasive ventilation can effectively alleviate these chronic respiratory disorders without sacrificing your routine.

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The Benefits of Pulmonary Management in Long-Term Care

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Patients with respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or emphysema often enter long-term care (LTC) facilities to receive the support they need.

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What Is COPD and How Do I Manage It?

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Keeping your COPD under control requires ongoing effort. Fortunately, there are several effective ways to manage it. 

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What Is Remote Connected Care?

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Lincare's Remote Connected Care helps healthcare providers detect patient health problems early, improving diagnostics and early intervention.

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