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john bottrell
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Blogger/ Asthma Expert
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Donald Trump: The Statistics
Donald Trump: The Statistics
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A Conversation With My Son
So, this is not respiratory therapy related. But, we all have families. And we all enjoy kids. So, here's a little conversation I had with my 7 YO a few days ago. Son: "Dad, what does the F-word mean?" Oh, keep in mind I have a teenage daughter. And my son ...
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I won't remember you
"Hi, John! "How's it going?" The person says. I'm at Walmart. My mind races to find the gray matter where in my mind that brings forth a memory of this person. Nothing! "Hi," I say, "How are you doing?" "Great!" The person says."  Then she starts talking to...
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The Best Christmas Gift Is Time
A week before Christmas every year we walked across the street to the nursing home. This would have been in the 1970s. I would have been seven, eight, and nine. This would have been on Monday nights. That’s when we had Catechism classes at Manistee Catholic...
The Best Christmas Gift Is Time
The Best Christmas Gift Is Time
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So, they wanted to talk to us about VPAP. Their goal was to sell VPAP units. They kept talking over each other so you could see their excitement. VPAP units work. Studies show they prevent readmissions for COPD, so they said. They said it's easy to qualify ...
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When Someone Says, "Am I Going To Die!"
“Am I going to die?” It’s a question I’ve heard many times over my 20 years as a respiratory therapist. Yeah! Like, how do I answer that? Here I was, fresh out of RT school, and I have posted this question my first day on the job. I said nothing. I sat ther...
When Someone Says, "Am I Going To Die!"
When Someone Says, "Am I Going To Die!"
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Myth Buster: You Can Lose Weight And Gain Muscle At Same Time
Two friends were discussing dieting. Friend A said he wanted to lose weight and gain muscle. Friend B said, "You can't do both at the same time."  I intervened: "That's a myth because you can. Friend B said, "No you can't. It's impossible."  I said, "It is ...
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Myth Busted: Eggs Are Now Good For You
I started eating healthy in 1998. The diet I did was the Body-For-Life Diet. I still stick to this diet, although with my own moderations. One of the moderations I made is that I now eat eggs every day. I eat lots of eggs. I eat two for breakfast and then I...
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