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    The Start of a New Year

    The start of a new year can be an exciting time, when we feel hopeful and anticipatory as we make resolutions and plans for the future. Certainly, we can all agree that we’re happy to have 2020 behind us. It was a year dominated by the global COVID-19 pandemic, marked by anxiety, isolation, and loss. But I’ll bet as we reflect, there were reasons to celebrate and to hope
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    Supplemental Oxygen – Know Your Rights

    In a 2018 survey from the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 50% of participants reported that they had experienced a problem with their supplemental oxygen at some point. The PFF has created a new Medicare Patients’ Oxygen Rights brochure so that patients can learn about this important topic.
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    Oh, There's No Place Like Home for the COVID Holidays

    We’ve been living with COVID-19 for many months, and we will be doing so for many months more. This warrants continued vigilance and caution, but it doesn’t mean that we can’t celebrate, although our celebrations are likely to look a little different this year.
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    A Pathway Forward: Social Distancing, Face Coverings and Potential Vaccines

    In order to address the pandemic head-on and do all we can to recover from it, we need to accept and act upon the overwhelming scientific evidence about SARS-CoV-2, which continues to evolve each and every day.
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    U.S. House of Representatives Focuses on Pulmonary Fibrosis Research in Report

    In a win for the pulmonary fibrosis community, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee included language in a fiscal year 2021 Appropriations report highlighting the need for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research.
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    COVID-19: Wearing a Mask Saves Lives

    We’ve seen a lot of optimism about the development of several SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and treatments. A path to end the pandemic is becoming more clear and collaborative research is moving at an exponential pace. Unfortunately, with the reopening of several states, this optimism was counter balanced by the catastrophic increase of more than 60,000 new cases each day in the United States. We can change the course of the pandemic, but only by working together.
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    Navigating PF Clinical Trials During COVID-19

    The impact of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 is still evident in virtually every aspect of our lives. Numerous studies, more than 35 as of early June, are underway to identify treatments or vaccines for COVID-19. Read on to learn how to navigate PF clinical trials during COVID-19.
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