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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Is It Okay to Vape with COPD?

6 Feb 2018
| Under COPD, Lifestyle, Smoking, Tips | Posted by | 2 Comments
Is It Okay to Vape with COPD

While some would like you to believe that e-cigarettes are safer alternatives to regular cigarettes, what does science say? And specifically, what does it say for those diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?

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COPD History: A Timeline of Smoking and Why It’s Not Your Fault…

22 Sep 2017
| Under COPD, Disease Education, Medical, Smoking | Posted by | 9 Comments
COPD History: A Timeline of Smoking and Why It’s Not Your Fault…

Smokers are often afforded little sympathy but historically they’ve been among the most abused. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to dispel the prevailing narrative of current smokers, and delve into COPD History: A Timeline of Smoking and Why It’s Not Your Fault.

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Quitting Smoking: 5 Benefits of Kicking the Habit

15 May 2017
| Under Lifestyle, Lung Disease, Smoking | Posted by | 4 Comments
Quitting Smoking: 5 Benefits of Kicking the Habit

The act of quitting smoking can be incredibly difficult. So much so that it can feel downright impossible. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to talk about Quitting Smoking: 5 Benefits of Kicking the Habit. Keep reading to learn more.

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Not Even the Marlboro Man was Immune to COPD

13 Dec 2016
| Under Lifestyle, Smoking | Posted by | 4 Comments
Not Even the Marlboro Man was Immune to COPD

For those actors who portrayed the Marlboro Man in ads, embodying the tough, hard-working man’s man came with a price. Keep reading to learn more.

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Did You Know: Smoking Affects Your DNA

4 Oct 2016
| Under Disease Education, Medical, Smoking | Posted by | 1 Comment
Did You Know: Smoking Affects Your DNA

The effects of smoking are known to many. From the warning on a pack of cigarettes to the frequent PSAs put forth by the government and special interest groups, the dangers of smoking are widely understood. However, in a recent study smoking may affect more than just your health. Did you know: Smoking Affects Your DNA?

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Did COPD Cause the End of the Marlboro Man?

25 Aug 2016
| Under COPD, Lung Disease, Smoking | Posted by | 1 Comment
Did COPD Cause the End of the Marlboro Man?

After years of smoking, the Marlboro Man developed lung disease and so did many other American people. Did COPD cause the end of the Marlboro Man? Read on to learn more.

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4 Habits to Break If You Have Lung Disease

4 Habits to Break If You Have Lung Disease

With these 4 habits to break if you have lung disease, you’ll be on the road to a healthier you. Keep reading to learn more about this and other options, such as stem cell therapy, to help you feel better.

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Are E-Cigarette Flavorings Linked with Lung Disease?

28 Jun 2016
| Under Lifestyle, Smoking | Posted by | 1 Comment
Are E-Cigarette Flavorings Linked with Lung Disease?

Are e-cigarette flavorings linked with lung disease? It’s an important question with an important answer. Keep reading to learn more.

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You Can Quit Smoking!

17 Jun 2016
| Under Disease Education, Medical, Resources, Smoking | Posted by | 6 Comments
You can quit smoking!

Quitting smoking is the single most important thing smokers can do to improve the quality of their lives, not to mention the length. Quitting is tough, but no one has to do it alone. Read here for a few of the many options to help people quit

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