Norman Edelman, MD


Norman Edelman, MD, the Chief Medical Officer of the American Lung Association, is also a professor of preventive medicine, internal medicine, and physiology and biophysics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the school's former Dean of Medicine


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Can an Inhaler Help With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)? — Dec 16, 2010
Yes, inhalers -- simple devices used to deliver medication to the lungs in aerosol form -- are key to managing COPD symptoms. In fact, it's likely you'll end up with more t...
Is a Flu Shot Necessary if I Have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)? — Dec 16, 2010
Yes, doctors recommend that everyone with COPD get a yearly flu shot. Because your lungs are already compromised, getting the flu can lead to serious complications if you h...
Can Oxygen Therapy Help Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)? — Dec 16, 2010
Yes, oxygen therapy can be very beneficial if your lung capacity is diminished due to COPD. When your breathing is impaired, your body may not get enough oxygen, which can ...