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Lyn Pitman
on Fri, November 16, 2018
Lyn Pitman has always had a passion for working with oncology patients. A registered nurse at Via Christi for more than 40 years, Pitman has spent much of her...
Community Paramedic program
on Tue, June 19, 2018
In its first four years, Transitional Care at Ascension Via Christi's Wichita hospitals has helped thousands of patients access the resources they need to...
Lungs ozone alert
on Wed, April 12, 2017
The city of Wichita has already issued its first ozone alert for 2017, which means that high ozone levels are potentially unhealthy for youth, seniors, people...
Lungs
on Mon, November 14, 2016
It's a well-documented fact that smoking increases one's risk for lung cancer, one of the most deadly forms of cancer. More than likely for that reason and to...
Jeff Leverenz COPD
on Tue, February 23, 2016
Jeff Leverenz vividly recalls the anxiety brought on by his shortness of breath. The restrictions it imposed. Simple activities that became daunting tasks....
pneumonia
on Tue, February 09, 2016
Many people think of pneumonia as an illness for the elderly, or as a potential complication associated with being hospitalized or confined to a bed. But...
on Sat, January 02, 2016
As the cold weather arrives, most people are bundling up to keep warm and protect their skin from the cool air. But for some, safeguarding the lungs is also...
Quit smoking
on Tue, December 15, 2015
We all know the negative aspects of smoking — health risks such as lung cancer and chronic breathing problems, expense, even criticism from non-smokers. But,...
on Wed, September 16, 2015
Pittsburg resident Carol Schultz says she has always being “super active.” So when the spunky 71-year-old was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary...
humidifier
on Fri, August 21, 2015
The air we breathe becomes mostly humidified when it enters our body through our nose and 100 percent humidified by the time it enters our lungs. So if our...

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