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Is Chlorine in Indoor Swimming Pools Hard on Your Lungs?

In winter or on a rainy day, an indoor pool can be just the way to get moving and to get your heart pumping. However, common chemicals in pool water that can get more concentrated indoors may make it harder on your lungs. “The main concern with indoor pools is the chlorine, which is used … Read More

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COPD: Can Acupuncture Help?

Acupuncture, a technique used in Eastern Medicine, may hold promise to COPD sufferers as shown in the data from a recent clinical trial, published in the May edition of Archives of Internal Medicine.  According to the American Lung Association, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States.  … Read More