COPD

Living with COPD

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More than 12 million people are currently diagnosed with COPD and an additional 12 million likely have the disease and don’t even know it. If you or someone you know has COPD, you are not alone. For more information about COPD please go to National Heart Lung and Blood Institute or check out some of the resources … Read more

COPD on Body Show HPR2 Radio Program, 8/22/2016

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Listen to a podcast to learn more about how to live more actively with lung disease. Speakers include emcee internist Kathleen Kozak, MD, lung specialist Sam Evans, MD, both of Straub Hospital and Clinic, exercise physiologist Justina Baker of the pulmonary rehabilitation program at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific and Valerie Chang, Executive Director of … Read more

COPD & Pulmonary Rehab on Hawaii Public Radio! (Monday, August 24)

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Join the conversation on Monday, August 24, 2014 from 5-6pm on HIPO, FM89.3 or 89.7. Hostess is internist, Dr. Kathleen Kozak of Straub with guest speakers Valerie Chang, Executive Director of Hawaii COPD Coalition, addressing the upcoming COPD Education Day as well as Susan Gabriel, Director of the New Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program starting at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific. Call in your … Read more

Support Groups Continue at Kaiser and Pali Momi

Come and join us at our monthly support group meetings facilitated by an experienced respiratory therapist and lung health educator, with frequent guest speakers on a variety of health topics.  Supplies and light refreshments are provided; meetings are free and open to the public. Kaiser Honolulu Meetings Kaiser Honolulu, 1010 Pensacola from 10am-noon every 2nd Friday, 2014-2015.  $3 … Read more

COPD and Physical Therapy on Body Show, Monday, August 18

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Join the conversation on Monday, August 18, 2014 from 5-6pm on HIPO, FM89.3 or 89.7. Hostess is internist, Dr. Kathleen Kozak of Straub with guest speakers Valerie Chang, Executive Director of Hawaii COPD Coalition, addressing the upcoming COPD Education Day as well as physical therapists from Central Oahu Physical Therapy Specialists, Bobby Togawa and Bernie Soriano. Call in your questions about COPD and exercise … Read more

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