Month: April 2013

New Website, Almost Completed


Thanks to all our partners and our webmaster, Zack Anderson, we are nearly finished with the first major overhaul of our website.  As requested, it is much more user-friendly; we can even publish from our iPhones and other portable devices.  We will continue to grow our resource pages.

2013 COPD Support Groups

hawaii copd news 2013

New Pali Momi Medical Center Support Group: *Meetings second Thursday of Each Month, except September from 10-11:30am Hawaii COPD Coalition Support Group at Kaiser Honolulu: VIEW SUPPORT GROUP POSTER *Meetings second Friday of Each Month, except September from 10-12-Noon 2013 Topics and Speakers Thursday, April 11, “Coping with Chronic Health Conditions” will be addressed by … Read more

COPD8USA Conference in Chicago, June 2013

Valerie Chang at COPD8USA Conference

Above Photo:  Valerie Chang asking a question beside Dr. Bart Celli at COPD7USA in Washington DC in 2011.  Hear the latest COPD research and meet people from all over the US at COPD8USA in Chicago, June 2013. For more information please visit: Above Photo:  Dinner with COPD advocates Karen Deitmeyer (from Florida), Valerie Chang (from … Read more

Learn More, Breathe Better & Drive4COPD Continue

CDC MMWR on COPD James Kiley, Director of the Lung Division of the National Heart Lung Blood Institute continues to work with the Learn More, Breathe Better campaign and Drive4COPD Campaign.  New data from all states with the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System estimates that about 15 million US adults have been diagnosed with COPD, … Read more