Smokers On Oxygen Create Dilemma For DoctorsMost of the patients who are oxygen dependent are cigarette smokers, putting themselves and others at risk.
Temple Doctors Examine Effectiveness Of Ibuprofen In Emphysema TreatmentDoctors at Temple University are part of a study to determine if a well known anti inflammatory medication can help treat patients with emphysema.
Health: Local Hospital Testing Ibuprofen To Help Emphysema Patients3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one local hospital is testing to see if the medication can save lives.
Temple Hospital Bringing New Treatment For Emphysema From OverseasLocal researchers are looking for patients on which to try a new treatment that may give emphysema sufferers a better quality of life.
Advances In Treatment Of COPDDepending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.
Pa. Extends 'Orange' Air Quality Alert For Philadelphia and SuburbsOrange means unhealthy pollution levels for sensitive people. Next would be red, which is unhealthy air for all.
COPDIf you are a smoker, or if you smoked for many years, you are at far greater risk for developing emphysema or chronic bronchitis—both grouped as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.
Pulmonary RehabilitationI am sure you have heard about physical rehabilitation but there are many forms of rehabilitation in medicine including pulmonary rehabilitation or, rehab for your lungs.