Experts discuss issues for those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
With inhaler prices soaring, patients find themselves grappling with a heartbreaking choice: compromised respiratory health or financial strain.
On this episode of "What's Health Got to Do With It?" our panel delves into a subject that afflicts millions of people around the world: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
With inhaler prices soaring, patients find themselves grappling with a heartbreaking choice: compromised respiratory health or financial strain. This dilemma raises profound questions about the accessibility and affordability of life-saving treatments.
So, let's explore the intertwined narratives of climate change, high drug costs and the far-reaching consequences for respiratory health.
- Dr. Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy, director of interventional pulmonology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. He specializes in minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic thoracic procedures.
- Britney Hazelett, interventional pulmonology nurse lead and assistant professor of nursing, also at Mayo Clinic.
- Lisa Kosak, a COPD patient.
"What's Health Got to Do with It?" is a talk program from WJCT in Jacksonville that examines the intersection of health care and daily life.
Jacksonville neurologist Dr. Joe Sirven is the host.
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