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Pulmonary Rehab and Quality of Life

Posted on April 1st, 2015 by

Pulmonary Rehab Can Improve Quality of Life By Harlan R. Weinberg Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is increasingly recognized as a significant part of treatment for people with chronic respiratory illnesses and other lung conditions. Even for those with very impaired lung function, this specialized rehab can improve quality of life and the ability to live independently. […]

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Pulmonary Medicine Expert Discusses Asthma and the Flu

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

Take Steps to Avoid the Flu, Especially if You Have Asthma By Harlan Weinberg, MD Medical Director, Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Patients who have a diagnosis of asthma, as well as other clinical conditions, such as COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cancer, are all at increased […]

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Take the COPD Quiz

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

  1. True or False: It’s easy for patients to recognize the symptoms of COPD. 2. True or False: More than 12 million American adults have COPD. 3. True or False: Genetics are the top reason people develop COPD. 4. True or False: COPD is common in younger people. 5. True or False: People with […]

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Westchester Pulmonologist Gives COPD Caregivers Support

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

What Caregivers Need to Know About COPD By Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Living with someone who has COPD can be very challenging. Not only are there challenges in helping the patient with treatment and preventing exacerbations of COPD, but the condition can really limit the caregiver’s lifestyle as […]

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New York Doctor Tips for Searching for Medical Info Online

Posted on September 16th, 2013 by

by Dr. Harlan Weinberg, Medical Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at NWH Medical knowledge and information management is crucial to the delivery of health care. “But nothing has changed clinical practice more fundamentally than one recent innovation: the Internet…Falsehoods are easily and rapidly propagated on the Internet: once you land on a site that […]

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