Nightingale – Lung Health To Go

Before COVID-19, not all restaurants offered “to-go” options. Now, it seems like everyone does, although some have the caveat that take-out service may be slowed or pulled in times of high demand. Similarly, before COVID, it always seemed like healthcare very much lacked that “to-go” feature. Now, with telemedicine and other virtual care services, many of us have to-go options for mental health, diabetes control, smoking cessation, and more. But…

My Asthma Is My Business: I Choose When To Share.

For as long as I can remember, it’s been kind of obvious that I have asthma. I’ve always had to carry a bag, because I need someplace to store my inhaler and spacer. If I had to run or rapidly go up a flight of stairs, I’d wheeze. It always felt like there was no way to hide my condition. It’s not that I’m ashamed of it, just that I…

I Don’t Remember Coughing – Do You?

Asthma Action Plans are a recommended asthma management tool all around the world. They help us understand what to do depending on our symptoms, with green meaning all good, yellow meaning we should take extra care, and red meaning something is really wrong and we should seek medical help. Think of it like the same meaning as a traffic light. Each asthma plan should be personalized – mine may not…

HCO and University of Alberta Partner to use ADAMM and AI to Investigate Prediction of Worsening Symptoms in IPF and Other Chronic Lung Conditions

Researchers at the University of Alberta are studying whether combining a commercially available wearable device with artificial intelligence can effectively predict symptom worsening in people with chronic lung conditions, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Developed by New York-based Health Care Originals to monitor asthma, the ADAMM-RSM is a small, flexible, and comfortable patch-like device that can be attached to the side, front, or back of the upper torso under clothing. Read Full Article Here >

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