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    A PFF Website Tour With Dr. Amy Hajari Case

    Whether you’re a patient, caregiver, researcher, healthcare professional, you’ve come to the right place for trusted information about pulmonary fibrosis.
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    Virtual Pulmonary Rehabilitation Toolkit Now Available for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

    Pulmonary rehabilitation has been shown to have a number of benefits for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patients. Pulmonary rehabilitation can help to improve physical function, breathlessness (dyspnea), mood, and quality of life in people with PF.
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    PFF Advocates Ask Congress to Support Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

    On March 10, 60 PFF Advocates met with their members of Congress and congressional staff for PFF Hill Day.
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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

    The pandemic isn’t over just yet. Here are a few frequently-asked vaccine-related questions and answers in the hopes that they will help anyone with lingering concerns.
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    Important: Tracking Your Pulse Oximetry Readings

    A recent report suggests that pulse oximetry may provide less accurate readings in Black patients than in White patients. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance that skin pigmentation, skin thickness, and other factors and affect the accuracy of pulse oximetry readings. The FDA provides guidance on what that may mean to you and those using pulse oximetry to monitor oxygen saturation.
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    Telemedicine – Made Easy For You

    The PFF has developed two new educational resources, the Telemedicine Basics booklet and Telemedicine Checklist, to help members of the PF community navigate the world of telemedicine with ease.
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    “I am not throwing away my shot.”

    Vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines, to be specific. The topic is top of mind for nearly everyone, it seems, and it’s easy to see why. After living with COVID-19 for over a year -- a year marked by loss, social distancing, masking, virtual school, working from home, and in many cases being apart from the ones we love, effective vaccines are our best way back to “normal” life.
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