Deadline for Scholarship Applications is Almost Here!
The 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.
Spirometry 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?
The 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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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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