What is pneumonia and how do people “catch pneumonia”?

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of one or both lungs which is usually caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. Prior to the discovery of antibiotics, one-third of all people who developed pneumonia subsequently died from the infection. Currently, over 3 million people develop pneumonia each year in the United States. Over a half […]

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Pneumonia back? CHF on the attack?

Image via Wikipedia So here we go again….I’m trying to be positive and hope that poor Dad doesn’t go back to the hospital… This past week he started coughing, had a fever of 100 degrees plus and was congested. His fever would go up and down and he’d sleep well one night and then not […]

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Getting back to normal – Dad’s Pneumonia Recovery

Well, it’s been almost a month since I’ve posted because I’ve been swamped with many “To-Do’s” along with Josie in assisting with our parents’ needs. Every week, we’ve had to alternate our days with Josie spending most of her time staying at our parents’ home. Our dad has been recovering quite nicely to the amazement […]

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