Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

You can see more of Lana on here website here.

Lana's Work

Is COPD Hereditary

Is COPD Hereditary?

"Is COPD hereditary?" – Most of the time COPD is not hereditary. The most common risk factors for COPD are tobacco smoke and chemical fumes.
by Lana Barhum on September 7, 2017
COPD Research

The Latest News Surrounding COPD Research

Findings from seven recent COPD research studies have shed new light on genetic factors of COPD and new treatments for the condition.
by Lana Barhum on July 27, 2017
COPD And Smoking

The Link Between COPD and Smoking

If you're currently a smoker, it's important to learn the link between COPD and smoking, how smoking affects your lungs, and how to quit.
by Lana Barhum on June 29, 2017
Maintaining Independence With COPD

Maintaining Independence With COPD

Staying independent with COPD is important, but can also be difficult. Consider these tips for managing your COPD and holding onto your independence.
by Lana Barhum on April 18, 2017