Author Archives: Brittney Clouse

Women’s History Month: Remembering Emily Bissell

The month of March is National Women’s History Month, first recognized in 1981 as “Women’s History Week” beginning the week of March 7.  Between 1988 and 1994, there were a series of negotiations to expand Woman’s History Week into a month-long event. The resolution from those negotiations went into…

The Importance of Monitoring COPD Symptoms

First thing’s first: what is COPD? COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, an illness that causes difficulties breathing due to the airways collapsing. This makes it hard for the patient to expel oxygen from their body. According to Dr. Kai-Michael Beeh, smoking cigarettes is the main cause for developing…