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I grew up with a generation of smokers in a smoking household. Not blaming anyone except myself but, I smoked for over 25 years and developed COPD. I was diagnosed as “severe” in 2011. Read more


I try to read as much as I can about COPD for a few reasons. The first is to educate

Lung Transplant

My colleague, John Bottrell, recently wrote a terrific article about lung transplants here at It’s an excellent article and
Man with oxygen walking at the mall, taking a shower, and putting his oxygen tank in the car

Odds & Ends

From speaking with other folks who have COPD and/or chatting online in dedicated groups, you sometimes pick up some good