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Is Black Lung Treatable? 

8 Aug 2017
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There is no cure for black lung disease, so treatment usually focuses on relieving symptoms and improving quality of life. Black lung, or coal worker’s pneumoconiosis (CWP), is an occupational lung disease that most commonly affects miners who have inhaled coal dust over an extended period of time. A black lung treatment regimen will vary…

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What is Pneumoconiosis?

What is Pneumoconiosis?

Pneumoconiosis is a term that can refer to any chronic lung condition caused by the inhalation of dust or toxic fibers. Silicosis (caused by the inhalation of silica dust), asbestosis (caused by the inhalation of asbestos) and black lung disease (caused by the inhalation of coal or graphite dust) are all forms of pneumoconiosis, which…

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Is Bronchiectasis Curable?

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There is no treatment that can cure bronchiectasis at this time. However, while researchers are still exploring potential cures, people who are living with the condition do have a variety of options for managing their symptoms. These include traditional treatments such as medications and supplemental oxygen to make breathing easier, antibiotics and vaccinations to prevent…

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How Do You Get Rid of Bronchitis?

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Bronchitis is a lung condition that occurs when the bronchial tubes, or air passages, become inflamed as a result of an infection or irritation. When irritation or an infection manifests in the lungs, the mucus linings within the lungs become inflamed, triggering the airway linings to leak fluids into the lungs to combat the inflammation….

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Emphysema Treatment Options

22 Jun 2017
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Emphysema Treatment Options

Are you feeling short of breath? There are many emphysema treatment options available. Learn about your emphysema treatment options here.

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Review Your Treatment Options for Bronchiectasis

While not as common as other chronic lung diseases, bronchiectasis affects many people. Keep reading to learn about bronchiectasis treatment options here.

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Medications for COPD and How They Work

13 Jun 2017
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Medications for COPD and How They Work

There are so many types of medications for COPD that it may feel overwhelming at times. Learn more about the various types of medications for COPD and how they work here.

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Holistic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment Options

6 Jun 2017
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Holistic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment Options

Could holistic pulmonary fibrosis treatment options benefit you? Keep reading to learn more about holistic pulmonary fibrosis treatment options here.

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How Do Researchers Feel about Cellular Therapy? A Look at the Field

25 May 2017
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How Do Researchers Feel About Cellular Therapy? A Look at the Field

The decision to pursue cellular therapy can be a challenging decision to make. Sometimes, you need to hear something from someone behind the microscope. So, with your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to take a look at the field and discover How Do Researchers Feel About Cellular Therapy? A Look at the Field.

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