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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Myths about COPD

23 Oct 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
Myths about COPD

Fact or Fiction? Sometimes, we may question what we hear when it comes to the things we are told. For example, are you familiar with the myth that says cracking your knuckles gives you arthritis? Or that the 5-second rule is okay for when you drop your food? These are just some of the common…

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Lung Disease Groups in Tennessee

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A new city can be difficult to adjust. Whether it is just for vacation or a permanent change, meeting other people can be the best way to dive into a city’s culture. Nashville—a city dedicated to cultural vibrancy and Southern comfort—is filled with opportunities to mingle. With the opening of our newest facility, individuals with…

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Nashville: An Affordable Experience

21 Oct 2014 | Under Celebrations, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
Nashville: An Affordable Experience

The list of attractions is endless:  Country Music Hall of Fame, Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, Johnny Cash Museum, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, and more. It feels as though a trip to Nashville could last a lifetime, but not everyone can afford so many high-quality,…

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Lung Institute Expands To Nashville

20 Oct 2014 | Under Celebrations, COPD, Lung Disease, Treatments | Posted by | 0 Comments

Company Looks to Help Patients with New Facility Exciting news from the Lung Institute today! The company has opened its doors to a new clinic in Nashville, Tennessee! Patients will now be able to choose from two locations to help treat their pulmonary conditions. The opening was marked by an official ribbon cutting ceremony from…

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Applications for Lung Disease

18 Oct 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments

Enter 2014—the year of technological advancement and successfully building an iPhone that bends. In all seriousness, technology has reached a point that it seems you can do everything from your iPhone or Android. Need a mirror? Use a front-facing camera. Forgot to turn the lights off at home? There’s an app for that. In our…

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The Cost of Lung Disease

The Cost of Lung Disease

Let’s be honest. At one point or another, when we hear about healthcare costs, we picture a gigantic dollar sign go off in our head. What will this cost me? How much will my insurance cover? How much will I save? All of these questions tend to plague us at some point in regard to…

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How Your Smoking Affects Others

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The Harm of Secondhand Smoke The aftermath of generations of smokers is apparent from the number of elderly people suffering from lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Unfortunately, smoking is not a solo sport. Millions of people are affected by secondhand smoke every year, most of them have never smoked a day in their…

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Oxygen Saturation Test for Lung Disease

15 Oct 2014 | Under COPD, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments

Oxygen Saturation and Pulmonary Functioning Anyone suffering from a lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or emphysema understands that a series of tests known as pulmonary function tests (PFT) can help you to better understand your disease. These tests include several ways to rate the ability of your lungs to provide oxygen to…

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How Are X-Rays Used for Lung Disease?

Over the past few weeks you’ve been noticing that you seem to be experiencing a shortness of breath that worsens just a little more from week to week. At first, you thought it was nothing, but now the coughing has kicked in and you feel that something might actually be going on inside. So now…

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