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World Immunization Week 2015

World Immunization Week 2015

Closing the Healthcare Gap with Stem Cells Every April, health enthusiasts around the world speak up about the importance of vaccines and preventive care during World Immunization Week. Currently dominating the preventive care dialogue: flu shots. In 1938, the first flu vaccination was created in hopes of protecting United States soldiers during World War II…

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Lung Institute Announces Treatment for Non-Congenital Bronchiectasis

24 Apr 2015 | Under Lung Disease, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 1 Comment

Tampa, FL (April 23, 2015) – The Lung Institute is proud to announce the ability to treat another debilitating lung condition. Bronchiectasis is a pulmonary condition in which damage to the airways causes them to widen and become scarred. It typically occurs as a result of a mucus blockage that continually builds up in the…

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Pollen and Lung Disease

23 Apr 2015 | Under COPD, ILD, Lung Disease, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments
Pollen and Lung Disease

Preparing for Spring When the sun breaks through the overcast of gray soup that haunts the winter skies, and the snow melts from the once green foliage and the spring renaissance begins, so do allergies. It’s a cruel joke, one that beckons back to the days of public floggings and torturous dress bustles. The days…

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20 Fast Facts for Earth Day

22 Apr 2015 | Under Celebrations, Lifestyle Modifications | Posted by | 0 Comments

This Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day, and we are reminded that a healthier planet means healthier people. Every year, we are reminded that both air pollution and climate change have a direct impact on our health, especially our lungs. Not only must we face how air pollution affects our health, but how do we…

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Dangers of Cigars, Cigarettes and Hookah

21 Apr 2015 | Under COPD, Smoking, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments
Cigar vs. Cigarette vs. Hookah effects on Lung Disease

Which is worse? They are all bad for your health, but which is worse: cigars, cigarettes or hookah? The answer is inconclusive, of course, because they are all comprised of slightly similar substances that are used in very different ways. Cigarettes and hookah are inhaled completely, yet cigarettes have a filter and hookah doesn’t. Cigars…

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The Effect of Obesity on Lung Health


For years, you have joked around with family and friends that there is no way you could ever choose just one food to eat if you ever had the misfortune of being stranded on a desert island. You love all food. But at the top of your list live cake, bacon cheeseburgers, French fries, hot…

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What is Atelectasis?

18 Apr 2015 | Under COPD, ILD, Lung Disease, Stem Cell Therapy | Posted by | 0 Comments

Can Atelectasis Be Attributed to Lung Disease? When someone suffers a collapsed lung, most people assume the worse. It sounds quite serious and obviously so. Collapsed lung is a vague term that encompasses many forms of atelectasis, which is a medical condition describing any partial, localized or complete deflation of the lungs. However, atelectasis is…

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How to Manage Stress in your Life

17 Apr 2015 | Under Lifestyle Modifications, Lung Disease | Posted by | 0 Comments
manage stress

Understanding Stress If there is one thing that everyone in the world experiences at some point, it’s the feeling of being stressed. Sometimes, it’s the little things that stresses people out: a missed lunch date, extra traffic during a morning commute or Starbucks coffee that is too hot to drink. Other times, people face huge…

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The Impact of Stress on the Lungs

Impact of Stress

The Impact of Stress Throughout the Body Between a busy career and a full home life, it is no wonder that people often find themselves stressed out and anxious. Of course, everybody processes and reacts to stress differently. Whether you ignore your issues and bury them in the closet or scurry about trying to stay…

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