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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

Could Your Seemingly Safe Job Be Putting You At Risk of COPD?

2 Jan 2018
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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute shares that there are three main risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): smoking, a family history of COPD, and environmental toxins. It is the last one—environmental toxins—that one French researcher says places people in certain jobs at a greater risk of developing this condition.

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One Last Gift

25 Dec 2017
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“One Last Gift” Come, listen my children, for you shall hear Of a Christmas Tale like none this year, Upon Eve of Christmas our story arrives, To share the tale of how Santa saved lives. Up in the North Pole, Santa worked all day, To prepare toys and games, so the children could play The…

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Your Strength Gives Hope

22 Apr 2016
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Your Strength Gives Hope

This May 2016, the Lung Institute turns 3 years old. Our patients are constantly inspiring us, so help us celebrate our birthday by celebrating our patients. Keep reading to hear some of our patients’ stories.

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Lung Institute Opening Dallas Location in April 2016 to Help Patients with Chronic Lung Diseases

2 Mar 2016
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The Lung Institute, a leading provider of stem cell therapy research for lung diseases, announces new location and the addition of Dr. Marakatham, bringing jobs and alternative options for chronic lung diseases like COPD to the metro Dallas area.

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Can Your Pet Get COPD?

31 Jan 2016
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Can Your Pets get COPD?

It’s commonly known that humans can get COPD and other lung disease, but what about pets? Find out which pets can be affected by COPD and lung disease.

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LI Spotlight: Jessica Reed

10 Dec 2015
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LI Spotlight: Jessica Reed

As part of a new series, LI Spotlight, we’re taking time to introduce you to some of the great individuals who make up our team. These are the faces you may see when you come to our clinics for treatment.

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Pearl Harbor Day

4 Dec 2015
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Pearl Harbor Day

On Dec. 7, 1941, hundreds of fighter planes from the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval base Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, HI.

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Famous People with Lung Disease

9 Nov 2015
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Famous People with Lung Disease

Lung disease can happen to anyone from the everyday person to celebrities. Check out our list of famous people with lung disease.

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How Lung Disease Affects your Heart

28 Sep 2015
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How Lung Disease Affects your Heart

You may be surprised to learn that progressive lung disease eventually leads to heart failure. The less oxygen that you inhale with each breath, the harder your heart has to work to pump oxygen throughout your body. There are, however, things you can do to help give your heart a break. Read on to learn what you can do.

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* All treatments performed at Lung Institute utilize autologous stem cells, meaning those derived from a patient's own body. No fetal or embryonic stem cells are utilized in Lung Institute's procedures. Lung Institute aims to improve patients' quality of life and help them breathe easier through the use of autologous stem cell therapy. To learn more about how stem cells work for lung disease, click here.

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As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and stem cell procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.