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What’s Causing Your Chronic Cough?

We’ve all suffered through a random coughing attack or hacked our way through the common cold. Usually, time and some over-the-counter cough medicine are all that’s needed.  However, a chronic cough or one with no identifiable traits is another story.  A chronic cough can be a sign of something more …

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Do I Need Another Diagnostic Tool To Track My Patient’s Asthma?

Asthma is a serious condition that requires diligent treatment and attention. Doctors all over the world track asthma in their patients through various tools. But with all the different diagnostic tools available, some doctors have a difficult time determining which is the best choice for their patients. As more tools …

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Understanding the Numbers On Your Spirometry Test

Spirometry plays a key role in both diagnosing and monitoring lung conditions. However, the results can be a bit confusing if you don’t know what to look for. Make sure you understand the numbers on your spirometry test and what they mean for your overall lung health. How to Read …

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How COVID-19 Has Permanently Changed The Healthcare Industry

COVID-19 has impacted the world in many ways, and healthcare is no exception. COVID-19 has permanently changed the healthcare industry. Decisions have been made to try to meet the growing medical demands, and this has led the healthcare industry to adopt practices and procedures that have drastically affected how the …

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Medicare Beneficiaries Receive New Services Via Telehealth

In December of 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) increased payment for time spent with patients, including those with chronic conditions like asthma. Rather than spending unnecessary time on paperwork, physicians can now spend more time on treatment and diagnosis. The CMS annual Physician Fee Schedule also …

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How Should You Use a Portable Spirometry Device?

With a portable spirometer, even children can monitor their lung function at home, empowering them to take control of their own health.

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For Parents and Guardians: Answers to Your Common Questions

How to Recognize Respiratory Distress in Children

By learning more about how doctors treat breathing issues and how to identify an emergency situation, you can get your child the care he needs in a more timely manner.

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How to Diagnose Asthma in Children Under 5

Children under 5 years old who wheeze or show other signs of breathing trouble, should be evaluated by a doctor. However, just because you, as …

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Is Your (Home)School Asthma-Friendly?

We’ve talked before about the importance of making sure your child’s school is asthma-friendly. However, now that the world has shifted for a time during …

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Why Should Children with Asthma Stay Active in Quarantine?

Although quarantine is a necessary defense against COVID-19, side-effects of staying home include boredom, listlessness, and no way to eliminate excess energy. If your child …

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Advocating for a Child with Asthma

If your child suffers from asthma, then you know the challenges they face. Since there are times when your child cannot speak for themselves, it’s important that you serve as their advocate.

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Ways You Can Monitor Your Child’s Asthma

At Aluna, we want to equip parents with the knowledge necessary to help them monitor their child’s asthma and manage their condition.

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Explore the connections between asthma and other conditions like the flu, diseases, and mental health.

Each season brings its own unique challenge to those with asthma. Learn more about seasonal triggers.

Get downloadable, printable items like our asthma action plan and emergency checklist.

When kids can’t speak for themselves, you can be a champion on their behalf. Learn how to advocate for your asthmatic.

Discover more about the cost, in time and money, spent on asthma management and ways to reduce it.

How can technology help you manage asthma? Read about breakthroughs and new asthma monitoring tech.

Learn how doctors are using portable spirometry in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis patients.

Can spirometry improve athletic performance? Learn how top athletes are tracking lung function.

See how Aluna has made it possible for doctors to remotely monitor at-risk patients.

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