Results for "Pulmonology and Asthma"

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How a Nebulizer Can Help You or Your Child Breathe Easily
If you have an airway disease such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or a lung infection, using a nebulizer can make it...
Apr 22
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The Best Ways to Protect Yourself Against Aspiration Pneumonia
There’s probably been a time when you swallowed some food or drink and it felt like it went down the wrong pipe. That’s when a bit of food or liquid may...
Apr 11
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What Is Thirdhand Smoke and Why Your Child May Be at Risk
It’s usually easy to tell whether someone has recently smoked in a room or not. That stale odor always seems to “stick” around. Even when a smoker moves...
Mar 17
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Breathe Easy. Your Child Can Safely Play Sports with Asthma
If your child has asthma, you might worry that playing sports could cause symptoms to flare. But exercise is an essential part of health for everyone,...
Mar 14
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You’ve Quit Smoking, Now What? 5 Tips to Protect Your Health
Congratulations on kicking your smoking habit! You’ve taken a huge step in improving your health and even adding years back to your life. Within minutes,...
Feb 20
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Vaping Vs. Smoking: Why One Isn’t Better Than the Other
If you’re trying to kick your smoking habit, you may have considered taking up vaping, or e-cigarettes, to ease your transition from tobacco cigarettes. More...
Jan 31 4
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Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers: Yes, It’s Possible
If you’ve never taken a puff of a cigarette, you might assume you’re safe from getting lung cancer. It’s true avoiding these cancer-causing products and...
Nov 08
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How to Avoid the Deadly Disease that Could Be Lurking in Your Water
In 1976, a mysterious strain of pneumonia swept through a group of people who attended an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Almost 200 people...
Nov 02
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How Is Flu Season Different During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
COVID-19 has put into question every aspect of our daily routine and put “stay healthy” at the top of everyone’s to-do list. Our lives are different, in...
Sep 08
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Myths & Facts About Bronchitis
A seasonal cold is no big deal. Once or twice a year, your week is thrown into slow motion, and you pack your system full of vitamin C in hopes of a quick...
Aug 31