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eLetter #650  | March 11, 2016  

Deadline for Scholarship Applications is Almost Here!

2016 National ConferenceThe deadline for scholarship applications is NEXT THURSDAY!  The scholarship program is a tremendous opportunity for first time attendees to attend the National Patient Education Conference.  Thanks to the generous support of many donors and chapters, conference scholarships will be available to the 2016 Conference in New Orleans, LA from July 29-31, 2016.  The deadline to apply is March 17. 

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What is Spirometry?

DoingSpirometry.JPGSpirometry is a type of pulmonary function test that provides information about the function of the lungs that can be used for a variety of purposes. This test uses a spirometer, a specialized machine with a tube connected, to measure the speed and volume of air that is exhaled into the tube. Are you a candidate for this type of testing?

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Too Early to Prepare for Lyme Disease?

bigstock-Lyme-Disease-Tick-Word-Cloud-47768077-480x480.jpgThe answer is no!  Winter weather is usually cold and snowy enough for a long enough period of time to keep deer ticks inactive. However this particular winter in the North East has been fairly mild.  That means we can except to see earlier cases of Lyme disease.  

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Healthy Green Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

ss_R160300.jpgLooking for a healthy way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year?  Here are 29 green recipes to help you get your Irish on!  

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Disclaimer: The Scleroderma Foundation in no way endorses any drugs, treatments, clinical trials, or studies reported in the eLetter. Information is provided to keep the readers informed. Because the manifestations and severity of scleroderma vary among individuals, personalized medical management is essential. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that all drugs and treatments be discussed with the reader’s physician(s) for proper evaluation and treatment.

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