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COPD (INACTIVE)

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  • Longtime political commentator Jack Germond dies at 85

    Longtime political commentator Jack Germond dies at 85
    Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85. Germond died Wednesday morning at his home in Charles Town, W.Va. of...
  • Pilot program aims to give patients support at home

    Pilot program aims to give patients support at home
    Patients hospitalized for chronic illnesses often struggle after they are sent home, especially if they lack social support or money to manage their complex health needs. So doctors are launching a pilot program at the University of Illinois Hospital...
  • $61 million study examines Hispanic/Latino health

    $61 million study examines Hispanic/Latino health
    The largest long-term study of Hispanic/Latino health to date could help uncover reasons behind this group's high rate of certain chronic, often life-threatening diseases and determine why life expectancy in the population appears longer despite these...
  • Neighbors upset with delay of burn ban

    SOUTH BEND -- The smoke from burning leaves is more than just a nuisance for residents of a St. Joseph County neighborhood. It's a health hazard, according to resident Doug Dunham. He said he's lived in his Clay Township subdivision, Irongate, for...
  • Blue Oyster Cult Guitarist Allen Lanier Dead at 67

    Allen Lanier, one of the founding members of the band Blue Oyster Cult, has died at the age of 67, the band announced on their Facebook page. "We have extremely sad news to report," the post read. "We've lost our friend and bandmate Allen Lanier. Allen...
  • Betty Jean Blair Kidd, 75

    Betty Jean Blair Kidd, 75
    Betty Jean Blair Kidd, 75, of 6990A Hwy 300 in Stanford,  passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, at her residence of COPD.  Betty Jean Blair Kidd was born Monday, May 2, 1938, in Fitchfield, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Morris and Iva Webb Blair....
  • PASSINGS: Jim Brothers, Gilbert Taylor, Lew Wood, Allen Lanier, Norman Winter

    Jim Brothers Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S. Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
  • Medication Manager: What you need to know about: Inhalers

    Whether you're dealing with asthma or another respiratory condition, such as reactive airways, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an inhaler can be an invaluable tool for the prevention or treatment of episodes that...
  • Are you short of breath?

    It may be a simple case of asthma or a serious heart condition. Here's when to report it. You take a brief walk up some stairs and find yourself straining to catch your breath. Are you developing bronchitis, or an even more serious health problem?...
  • The doctor is in...your pocket: Is smartphone device that diagnoses disease a pipe dream?

    Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
  • Virginia group working on end-of-life planning for terminal patients

    Virginia group working on end-of-life planning for terminal patients
    At age 87, Stanley R. Ballou Jr. had multiple medical conditions and required nursing home care. He endured several infections and associated emergency hospitalizations. "Each time he lost a little more ground. There were more and more heroics on each...
  • Atención asmáticos sobre sus inhaladores

    Atención asmáticos sobre sus inhaladores
    Atención asmáticos: La FDA ha emitido un alerta dejando saber a los consumidores que los últimos dos inhaladores que contienen clorofluorocarbonos (CFCs en inglés) y que son dañinos de la capa de ozono, serán retirados del mercado a finales de este año....