Breath of Life Walk, Saturday, October 24, West Valley College
Thanks to everyone who walked, sponsored, donated, or volunteered in support of our 14th annual Breath of Life Walkathon. It was a great day at West Valley College for everyone who attended!
To donate or learn more about the event, visit one of the links below.
New clinical trial at Stanford for emphysema patients
A clinical trial for patients suffering from severe emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), recently commenced at Stanford University Medical Center to study a new, minimally-invasive treatment that may help them breathe easier without surgery.
Find out if this study may be right for you by clicking here.
Stanford is the only center in Silicon Valley participating in this clinical trial.
Breathe California TV show, Thursday nights on Comcast Channel 15
Did you know that Breathe California has its own TV show? Hosted by environmental attorney and long-time BC volunteer Terry Trumbull, the show examines various topics surrounding lung disease, air quality, alternative fuels and public policy decisions that affect lung health.
The show airs every Thursday night at 8:30. Past shows can also be viewed on our YouTube channel. Click the link below for more Breathe California TV.
Do you suffer from sleep apnea? Have a C-PAP machine to donate?
Sleep apnea is a serious breathing disorder that affects millions of Americans. Breathe California operates a very popular program in which we accept used C-PAP, Bi-PAP, and auto-PAP machines and redistribute such equipment first-come, first-served at no charge. If you need a C-PAP machine, we may be able to help. If you have an used machine, please consider donating it.
County PICH grant funds worksite wellness programs
With funding from a grant by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, Breathe California is participating in the “Partnership to Improve Community Health” program. The PICH program encourages and assists local schools, companies, places of worship and community-based organizations to ignite or revive their employee wellness initiatives.