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“I don’t look sick”. Please share this brilliant graphic from Donnee Spencer telling us about life with an invisible illness | Patient Talk

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"Doctors: NTM Infection Cases On The Rise." Dangerous bacteria could be lurking in your shower head without you even knowing it. CBS News Chicago report on the growing incidence of pulmonary NTM disease. November 11, 2012

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"Doctors: NTM Infection Cases On The Rise" - CBS News Chicago article and video about the increasing incidence of pulmonary NTM disease in recent years.

Doctors: NTM Infection Cases On The Rise

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One woman's story about living with NTM disease (MAC) and bronchiectasis - the difficulty in getting an accurate diagnosis, the daily challenges, treatment options, and the future.

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"Warning for tall, thin women" from wusa9.com. NTM lung disease tends to strike tall, thin women. This segment talks about what NTM is, who is most at risk, and some preventative steps everyone should be taking.

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My life with lung disease

My life with lung disease

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"Main Line doctors search for cause of disease striking local women" If you're a healthy, post-menopausal, tall, thin, higher-than-average socioeconomic status white woman, beware! The greater Philadelphia area is a hot spot for MAC lung disease, and doctors are struggling to figure out why.

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Chronic illness

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acapella® combines the benefits of both PEP therapy and airway vibrations to mobilize pulmonary secretions and can be used in virtually any spatial orientation. Patients are free to sit, stand or recline.

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Acapella Flutter Valve, Airway vibrations mobilize pulmonary secretions while patients can sit, stand or recline. Improves clearance of secretions and is easier to tolerate than CPT and takes less than half the time of conve..., #Health, #Respiration Flow Meters

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Bravelets™ bracelets are made to help you be brave during tough times. Wear it proudly for yourself or for a loved one. This bracelet is made of 316L stainless steel and genuine leather. $10 from this Bracelet will be donated to NTM Lung Disease Awareness.

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In View Series with Larry King - An in depth look at pulmonary NTM disease.

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A Patient's Perspective. Mary Ellen Siegel talks about living with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease.

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A Patient's Perspective. NTM and bronchiectasis patient Renee talks about her diagnosis and treatment odyssey, and the importance of community in dealing with her disease.

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  • Sherry Watson
    Sherry Watson

    Thanks for the video. I am just starting this journey.

Mycobacterium avium!

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According to an article in the NY Daily News, an analysis of 50 showerheads from nine U.S. cities found that about 30 percent harbored high levels of Mycobacterium avium -- a group of bacteria that can cause lung infections when inhaled or swallowed.

Is Your Shower Making You Dirty?

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Dr. Michael Iseman of National Jewish Health and Dr. Joseph Falkinham III of Virginia Tech on the Jim Bohannon Radio Show discussing pulmonary NTM disease. To listen to the interview, click the picture and slide the audio replay cursor (to the right of the calendar) to 19:35 for the start of the segment.

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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

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Acapella Choice Vibratory PEP Device

RTP277000 - ACAPELLA CHOICE PEP DEVICE AUTOCLAVABLE

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    Sharlene Newton

    Why doesn't Pharmacist know about this? I have been looking for this and one Pharmacy has no idea what it was. When they finally found out what it was, they sent me the wrong one.!!!

  • Sharlene Newton
    Sharlene Newton

    Why doesn't Pharmacist know about this? I have been looking for this and one Pharmacy has no idea what it was. When they finally found out what it was, they sent me the wrong one.!!!

  • Sharlene Newton
    Sharlene Newton

    Why doesn't Pharmacist know about this? I have been looking for this and one Pharmacy has no idea what it was. When they finally found out what it was, they sent me the wrong one.!!!

Acapella Choice PEP Vibratory Therapy System

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Picture of a granuloma (without necrosis) as seen through a microscope on a glass slide. The tissue on the slide is stained with two standard dyes (hematoxylin: blue, eosin: pink) to make it visible. The granuloma in this picture was found in a lymph node of a patient with Mycobacterium avium infection

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The FDA is reviewing a new study that reported an increased risk of sudden, heart-related deaths among people using the antibiotic Zithromax (azithromycin), known popularly as Z-Pak. The FDA said patients being treated with Zithromax should not stop taking the antibiotic without speaking with their doctor. The agency also advised physicians to be aware that Zithromax and other antibiotics in the same class, called macrolide, have the potential to cause potentially deadly heart arrhythmias.

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Azithromycin (Zithromax) Molecule

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FDA warns azithromycin "Z-pack" antibiotics could lead to deadly heart rhythms for some. (CBS News)

FDA warns azithromycin "Z-pack" antibiotics could lead to deadly heart rhythms for some

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FDA warns azithromycin "Z-pack" antibiotics could lead to deadly heart rhythms for some

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