The Children’s Aid Society has just opened its fifth health center
at a public high school in Staten Island, NY. This isn’t just your typical nurse’s office. The health center addresses both the student’s physical and mental needs with a nurse practitioner, social worker, health educator, and even dentist on staff.
According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 36,000 kids miss school every day due to asthma. Asthma is not only the number one health problem for school aged children, but also the number one reason kids go to the emergency room. Read More
Humans aren’t the only ones who get respiratory illnesses. Sometimes our pets need nebulizer treatments
too. Unfortunately, your dog or cat may not want to sit still for a nebulizer treatment. Here are several things you can do to make the process easier for everyone.
Have you ever wondered which nebulizer famous pop singers prefer? No? Well now you can find out anyway.
In a recent interview with Brazilian TV show Caldeirao do Huck, Madonna revealed the medical supplies she uses to keep her body and voice in top shape for her performances.
Parents often have trouble giving their babies nebulizer treatments. Infants may be scared and bat the nebulizer away or start crying. Though there’s no foolproof solution for getting your infant to cooperate, there are some things you can do to help. Read More
Did you know that pets also benefit from nebulizer treatments? Like humans, they can suffer respiratory issues such as asthma, pneumonia or even the common cold. That’s why the Humane Society in St. Lucie County (HSSLC) is looking for donations of used nebulizers. The cats and kittens staying at the HSSLC shelter are in contact with numerous other cats, which unfortunately makes catching a cold much more likely. Read More
Life gets so busy, it’s easy to forget about medication. Especially when you or your child aren’t showing any symptoms. Here are 3 tips for remembering nebulizer treatments no matter how crazy life gets. Read More
For young children not yet used to nebulizer treatments, the experience can sometimes be scary. But there are several pediatric nebulizers designed to be kid-friendly and keep your child occupied during his or her treatment. Here are some of our most popular models. Read More
Grant from Santa Ana wrote in saying, “I have to take regular nebulizer treatments for my asthma. What’s the difference between a tabletop nebulizer machine and a handheld nebulizer? Is there one you’d recommend over the other?” Read More
It’s easy to lose track of things when you travel. Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid so you can get your regular nebulizer treatments. Read More
Occasionally, we’ll get asked what the difference is between a nebulizer
and a vaporizer
. Or between a nebulizer and a humidifier
. Though they all have to do with respiratory care, they all work differently and serve different purposes.
If you’re new to nebulizers, you might have a few misconceptions. Here are some of the common ones. Read More
Amy from Nevada wrote in saying, "My 16 month old has asthma and was recently put on nebuliser treatments. She's squirmy and the noisy nebuliser scares her. Any ideas?"
A few, actually. This isn't an uncommon problem - many children resist nebulizer treatments. Here are several simple ways to make the process easier for you and your little one.
For those living with asthma, it’s important to know how well you’re controlling your symptoms. One device used to measure this level of control is an oximeter. Oximeters clip onto your fingertip to inform you of your current blood oxygen level through the use of light. While often used in hospitals by doctors and nurses to monitor your vital signs, you can use oximeters to see how well one of your body’s most important organs is functioning – your lungs. Read More