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The National, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) publishes a quarterly e-newsletter, the COPD Learn More Breathe Better® Update, to provide you with campaign updates and to spread the word about how your efforts are making a difference in the fight against COPD. You can subscribe here.
To access past issues of COPD Learn More Breathe Better® Update, see the links below.
Quarter 1 2013: New State Level Data a Breakthrough in Raising COPD Awareness.
New state-level COPD BRFSS data comes as a result of partnership between CDC and NHLBI; Breathe Better Network Members Lead November COPD Awareness Efforts; COPD Foundation Hosts Upcoming COPD8USA Conference in Chicago; Spotlight On... Elise Fodor, RN, BSN and Sherry Courville, RN, BSN of Beaumont Health System (Royal Oak Campus).
Quarter 3 2012: Meet NHLBI's new director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons:
NHLBI taps Dr. Gary H. Gibbons as new Institute director; Country Conquers COPD™ makes its final stop of the season in York, PA; Spotlight on Kathleen (Kacey) Clayton of LifeCare Specialty Hospitals of North Louisiana; Three new organizations join the Breathe Better Network.
Quarter 2 2012: Country Conquers COPD™ goes cross country again:
Country Conquers COPD™ makes its 2nd cross country summer tour; NHLBI and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) work to provide info on the prevalence of COPD; World Spirometry Day and the 2012 Summer Olympics; COPD Foundation takes the Wheel in DRIVE4COPD; Spotlight on Dr. Michael Ezzie of the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University.
Quarter 1, 2012: Second National COPD Conference energizes community, eyes future progress:
Recap of the Second National Conference on COPD; Research on a rare disease might offer insights on COPD; Spotlight on Vicky Shrader of the Hanover Hospital Lung & Sleep Center; Breathe Better Network adds three new partner organizations.
Quarter 4, 2011: Big strides made during COPD Awareness Month:
Breathe Better Network helps make COPD Awareness Month a huge success; Spotlight on Rebecca Wills of Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital; Breathe Better Network adds four new partner organizations.
Quarter 3, 2011: Country Conquers COPD™ swings through the Mid-West:
Country Conquers COPD™ rides through the Mid-West; New research on preventing acute exacerbations of COPD; Spotlight on Jill Heins of the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest.
Quarter 2, 2011: COPD Learn More Breathe Better® coming to a mall or bus stop near you:
COPD Learn More Breathe Better® coming to a mall or bus stop near you; Country Conquers COPD™ to hit the road this summer; NHLBI and COPD Learn More Breathe Better® welcome new subcontractor class; U.S. COPD Coalition to host Second National Conference on COPD in Virginia.
Quarter 1, 2011: COPD Learn More Breathe Better® and subcontractors work to fight COPD:
COPD Learn More Breathe Better® subcontracts lead to success stories; COPD Learn More Breathe Better® launches new widget; American Lung Association hosts the Healthy Lung Expo; Breathe Better Network adds new leadership and core members.
Quarter 3, 2010: Country Conquers COPD™ hits the South and Mid-West:
November is National COPD Awareness Month; Country Conquers COPD™ rides through the South and Mid-West; Spotlight on Marie Boyle, the new COPD Learn More Breathe Better® Project Director.
Quarter 2, 2010: Country Conquers COPD™ goes west:
Country Conquers COPD™ comes to Arizona; Maryland COPD Coalition holds its first COPD Summit; Spotlight on MaryLou Duron and St. Mary's Hospital of Decatur, Ill.; Breathe Better Network adds four new partner organizations.
Quarter 1, 2010: New research suggests even mild COPD can be a problem:
2010 is the Year of the Lung; New study reveals that mild COPD can inhibit heart function; New pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation facility named for Grace Anne Dorney Koppel; DRIVE4COPD pulling into your town soon.