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Facts to Take Your Breath Away

Facts to Take Your Breath Away Lung Institute

We live in a world where lots of people take for granted life essentials. Whether it be mobility, money or family, we don’t think about the large number of people who don’t have those things. Perhaps even more important is that people often don’t realize the importance of simple necessities such as food, water and…

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The Cost of Lung Disease

The Cost of Lung Disease Lung Institute

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

16 Oct 2014
| Under Chronic Bronchitis, Lifestyle, Lung Disease | Posted by
Secondhand smoke Lung Institute

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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Marijuana Use and Chronic Bronchitis

6 Oct 2014
| Under Chronic Bronchitis, Treatments | Posted by
Marijuana Use and Chronic Bronchitis

Although medications exist to treat the symptoms of Chronic Bronchitis, these forms of treatment are often coupled with adverse side effects to respiratory health. Recently, the use of medical marijuana has come to forefront of chronic lung disease treatment and has become a hot-button issue. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to comb through the data on both sides in order to give you the best answer on Marijuana use and Chronic Bronchitis.

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What is Chronic Bronchitis?

26 Jul 2014
| Under Chronic Bronchitis | Posted by
What is Chronic Bronchitis? Lung Institute

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a few different conditions. One of these diseases in chronic bronchitis, and another is emphysema. What is Chronic Bronchitis? You’ve probably heard of acute bronchitis, which is a common wintertime ailment, usually occurring with an upper respiratory infection. Acute bronchitis usually clears up quickly, and…

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