Friday Links – Breathing Blog News, Starfish Medicine
First off, a little Friday love for some other lung bloggers:
Fun With Oximeters
If you’re not reading Breathin’ Stephen’s Breathing Basics series, you should be. This post covers oxygen saturation. What is it? What makes it drop? How do doctors measure it? Find out over at Steve’s place.
Our very own Kerri has a new vlogging gig and if you’ve ever read her blog, you know she’s particularly suited to this sort of venture. Go check it out.
In 2011, U.S. viewers will get their first chance to see 65_RedRoses, the film about Eva Markvoort, may she rest in peace, and her battle with cystic fibrosis.
Learning About Over-the-Counter Asthma Meds
They’re cheaper and money’s tight for a lot of people right now, but here’s what you should know about the OTC formulations.
Finally, some news and research links:
Respiratory Disease, Not Stroke, Now the Third-Leading Cause of U.S. Deaths
Asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis fall under this category, while heart disease still sits at number one and cancer at number two.