Struggling to breathe is frightening. Learn about asthma in our blog

Asthma 101

Asthma is a lung disease that makes it hard to move air in and out of the lungs. There is always some level of inflammation in the airways, so the goal is control when it comes to managing flare-ups. Reducing exposure to triggers and learning when to use medications are some of the basics at …

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Eating towards better COPD management

Eating Towards Better COPD Management

It seems there is a diet for everything these days. This comes as no surprise from a generation ingrained with the four food groups early in life. What you consume either positively or negatively affects the overall health of our bodies. Chronic conditions like COPD can benefit from foods targeted to help ease symptoms and feel better. …

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Why COVID-19 studies are still critical

Why COVID Studies Are Still Critical

Over a year has passed since COVID-19 took center stage in our lives. I think we can all agree that every week, things get a little less scary. Life is slowly getting back to normal as vaccine distribution continues to ramp up and appointments become less scarce. While it seems like everything is moving in …

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March into kidney disease awareness

March into Kidney Disease Awareness

Over 26 million Americans have a form of chronic kidney disease. Managing chronic kidney disease can slow the progression and avoid long-term health issues later on. National Kidney Month is underway, and this year’s focus is on how every person can prioritize their kidneys’ health. Those unaware of their risk join the millions of others …

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Why You Should Participate in Research in 2021

Scientists, health officials, and researchers mobilized forces in a global effort to fight COVID-19 in 2020. Diagnostic tests, treatments, and vaccines soon became a reality where very little existed before. Despite the unknowns, lockdowns, and misinformation, many chose to give back by volunteering in research studies. 2020 gave us a lot of reasons why you …

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Researching a Pandemic- COVID-19, clinical research

Researching a Pandemic: COVID-19

Scientists, researchers, and health experts work around the clock to bring new therapies to prevent and treat COVID-19. New treatments determined to be safe and effective through initial testing in the lab will then move on to clinical research studies. Clinical research studies continue evaluating the safety and efficacy of the new therapies when introduced …

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What are the Benefits of Participating in Research?

Clinical research studies ensure that potential treatment, prevention, and detection methods are safe and effective in the human body. Volunteers participating in these studies help make these advancements possible. There are four phases of clinical research, and each stage requires either healthy individuals or those diagnosed with the condition the study specifies. While participating in …

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Child having an asthma attack

Tips for managing your child’s asthma

Helpless. That’s how you feel when you have a child with asthma. About 7 million children in the U.S. suffer from asthma, and the numbers keep rising. Managing asthma for a child is very difficult especially since they are dependent on you to make the right decisions for them. As a parent, the first thing …

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Research is not a dirty word

Research is not a dirty word!

The awareness of clinical trials is low, making it a taboo topic for a lot of people. Let’s face it, the unknown scares us! If you are a caregiver or someone who suffers from a chronic condition, a research study may be an option. At Clinical Site Partners, we understand the challenges, risks, and benefits …

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Take a deep breath: Asthma doesn’t have to interfere with personal relationships

Thinking about dating, relationships, and sex might be nerve-racking for everyone, but it can be especially challenging for those suffering from asthma. You see your date across the restaurant, feel your chest start to tighten, your breath is shortened and you consider walking out the door before you start wheezing. Reaching for your inhaler can …

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