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By Mary Ultes - September 26, 2016
In my previous article, Hospice Revisited, I spoke about the misconceptions around hospice and palliative care. In addition to that, I wanted to suggest some resources that could be helpful: Volunteer Caregivers... READ MORE

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By JoanneC - August 19, 2016
My COPD stems from a lifelong birth defect. Originally diagnosed as needing a “pectus excavatum” at about 6 months to keep my deformed ribs from puncturing my lungs and heart, things were... READ MORE

By krehbiel - August 15, 2016
On top of rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, osteoporosis, having chemo for a rare cutaneous cancer, I found out I have COPD. This news just put me over the top until I looked around... READ MORE

By Moe616 - August 5, 2016
Hi, I am 61 years old and have had COPD since I was 48. I am now at 24% capacity. I try to walk every day and if I can’t I dance... READ MORE

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