Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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The Sault Star
Quick fix not in cards: SAHcommon conditions found in the most medically complex patients include hyperten
Quick fix not in cards: SAH
The Sault Star / Posted 2 hours ago
common conditions found in the most medically complex patients include hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, renal failure, arthritis and related disorders, cardiac arrhythmia, congestive heart... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
CCAC fully rolls out Telehomecarethe program serves chronic disease patients who are comfortable with self-manag
CCAC fully rolls out Telehomecare
Chatham Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
the program serves chronic disease patients who are comfortable with self-management of their conditions. Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure (CHF) receive guidance on checking their blood... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Clipped eagle moved from Glenwood perchrequest of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. In October, just days aft
Clipped eagle moved from Glenwood perch
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
request of the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. In October, just days after its creator, Chuck Weaver succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 76, police received a report that its tail feathers had been clipped. The... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
How patients with COPD can breathe betterPatients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can have difficultie
How patients with COPD can breathe better
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can have difficulties breathing, so it may seem strange they are finding relief by playing a musical instrument with their breath. Bluesman Colin Dussault is teaching harmonica to COPD... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Bacterial invasion of lungs can lead to inflammation in COPDChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common smoking-related lung i
Bacterial invasion of lungs can lead to inflammation in COPD
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common smoking-related lung illness and the third leading cause of death in the United States. Scientists have long believed that inhaling toxic gases and particles from tobacco smoke causes... Read more
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News Mail
Pensioner hit with $400 bill for essential pathology testpathology bulk billing after she was hit with a $400 bill. Shirley Pitts, 73,
Pensioner hit with $400 bill for essential pathology test
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
pathology bulk billing after she was hit with a $400 bill. Shirley Pitts, 73, suffers from many ailments including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and multiple sclerosis, among others. Mrs Pitts said when she went to St Andrews... Read more
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News Mail
Pensioner hit with $400 bill for essential pathology testbulk billing for pensioners after she was hit with a $400 bill. Shirley Pitts,
Pensioner hit with $400 bill for essential pathology test
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
bulk billing for pensioners after she was hit with a $400 bill. Shirley Pitts, 73, suffers from many ailments including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and multiple sclerosis, among others. Mrs Pitts said when she went to St Andrews... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Will Smoking Ruin My Looks If I'm 'Hot'?compared to non-smokers. In addition to lung, throat and mouth cancer, it has b
Will Smoking Ruin My Looks If I'm 'Hot'?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 3 days ago
compared to non-smokers. In addition to lung, throat and mouth cancer, it has been linked to heart attacks, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema and a bunch of other horribly fatal diseases. Regardless of what the rest of... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Revealed: Newham Hospital’s huge £6m bill for missed appointmentswhoever took the call just neglected to register my cancellation on the system,
Revealed: Newham Hospital’s huge £6m bill for missed appointments
Newham Recorder / Posted 3 days ago
whoever took the call just neglected to register my cancellation on the system,” said the 50-year-old, who suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). “And once they’ve struck you off there’s no way back other than waiting months... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Electronic cigarettes 'should be promoted as public health tool', new report claimsthat long-term exposure to e-cigarette vapour is likely to be associated with a
Electronic cigarettes 'should be promoted as public health tool', new report claims
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
that long-term exposure to e-cigarette vapour is likely to be associated with an "increased risk" of conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, and cardiovascular disease, "the magnitude of this risk ... is unlikely... Read more
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International Business Times
New research claims e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco products Lung cancer arises primarily from direct exposure of the organ to carcinogens i
New research claims e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco products
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lung cancer arises primarily from direct exposure of the organ to carcinogens in tobacco smoke – cardiovascular disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from the irritant and proinflammatory effects of smoke – and cardiovascular... Read more
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heraldscotland
Electronic cigarettes 'should be promoted as public health tool', new report claimsthat long-term exposure to e-cigarette vapour is likely to be associated with a
Electronic cigarettes 'should be promoted as public health tool', new report claims
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
that long-term exposure to e-cigarette vapour is likely to be associated with an "increased risk" of conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, and cardiovascular disease, "the magnitude of this risk ... is unlikely... Read more
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heraldscotland
Study: Electronic cigarettes 'good for public health'that long-term exposure to e-cigarette vapour is likely to be associated with a
Study: Electronic cigarettes 'good for public health'
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
that long-term exposure to e-cigarette vapour is likely to be associated with an "increased risk" of conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, and cardiovascular disease, "the magnitude of this risk ... is unlikely... Read more
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New America Media
Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streetsinfections and physical injuries, don’t always appear in older people. “With t
Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets
New America Media / Posted 4 days ago
infections and physical injuries, don’t always appear in older people. “With this age demographic we’re seeing things like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, advanced organ failure and heart failure,” Bomberger said. As the CHAS car rolled... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin hospital first to offer paramedic home visitssaid. Eligible are patients who survived heart attacks or who suffer from pneu
Elgin hospital first to offer paramedic home visits
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
said. Eligible are patients who survived heart attacks or who suffer from pneumonia, diabetes, asthma, heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Youngeberg suffers from the latter three conditions and was discharged from the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Weight gain can hinder sleepthem. Public health experts suspect free radicals play a key role in the devel
Weight gain can hinder sleep
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
them. Public health experts suspect free radicals play a key role in the development of cancer, heart disease and a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. EXERCISE BUILDS A BRAIN Compelling evidence shows that physical exercise helps build... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Mucus in throat causes, symptoms, and natural home remediesreasons for that. For starters, mucus in throat in the morning could be a resul
Mucus in throat causes, symptoms, and natural home remedies
Bel Marra Health / Posted 5 days ago
reasons for that. For starters, mucus in throat in the morning could be a result of an infection or allergy, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or it could be a sign of congestive heart failure. Congestive heart failure, in... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
TO YOUR HEALTH: Living with COPDErnestine White, a Milford retiree, knows all too well the challenges associate
TO YOUR HEALTH: Living with COPD
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
Ernestine White, a Milford retiree, knows all too well the challenges associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, called COPD.COPD is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis,... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s How Drug Prices Actually Workhundreds of medications. Some drugs are currently more competitive than others,
Here’s How Drug Prices Actually Work
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
hundreds of medications. Some drugs are currently more competitive than others, like diabetes inhibitors and inhalers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. But for an investor, it’s hard to know exactly which drugs are being affected, and how... Read more
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Dover Post
TO YOUR HEALTH: Living with COPDErnestine White, a Milford retiree, knows all too well the challenges associate
TO YOUR HEALTH: Living with COPD
Dover Post / Posted 5 days ago
Ernestine White, a Milford retiree, knows all too well the challenges associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, called COPD.COPD is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Newly published manuscripts enhance understanding of the immune systemthe understanding of the immune system and highlight underlying mechanisms in t
Newly published manuscripts enhance understanding of the immune system
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
the understanding of the immune system and highlight underlying mechanisms in two little-understood disease areas -- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). These include: 1. The Immune System and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow School of Art experts issue health warning over airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Glasgow School of Art experts issue health warning over airtight new homes
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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heraldscotland
Glasgow School of Art experts issue health warning over airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Glasgow School of Art experts issue health warning over airtight new homes
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Northern Echo
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Bury Times
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Gazette
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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guardian-series
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Harrow Times
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Gazette News
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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This is West Country
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Bolton News
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homesnot well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, espec
Health alert over lack of ventilation in airtight new homes
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
not well ventilated and this could seriously impact on occupants' health, especially vulnerable people such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma." MEARU - which works between architectural design and scientific research... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Connecting services to improve health outcomesand individuals to test new models of care and share knowledge. “In our region
Connecting services to improve health outcomes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
and individuals to test new models of care and share knowledge. “In our region, we have some concerning statistics, with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the region 15.6 per cent higher than the NSW average, and asthma rates almost 20 per... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Brief exercise program can minimize effects of hospitalization, improve functionality of COPD patientsshown that a brief physical therapy program of 7 to 10 days significantly impro
Brief exercise program can minimize effects of hospitalization, improve functionality of COPD patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
shown that a brief physical therapy program of 7 to 10 days significantly improves the quality of life of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The therapy also allows for cost savings to the health system as it reduces the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How smoker's effort to quit saves him and his wife from carbon monoxide deathto as high as 16 in a matter of weeks, when a nurse suggested he buy the alarm.
How smoker's effort to quit saves him and his wife from carbon monoxide death
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
to as high as 16 in a matter of weeks, when a nurse suggested he buy the alarm. He said: “My dad has recently died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. “With him being so ill, and me about to reach 60, I thought this was the time to give... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Common over-the-counter drugs can hurt your brainthe counter and by prescription as sleep aids and for chronic diseases includin
Common over-the-counter drugs can hurt your brain
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 6 days ago
the counter and by prescription as sleep aids and for chronic diseases including hypertension, cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The new study is the first to examine the physical changes that serve as the... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Wesleyan campus goes tobacco freehis nursing education, Hinkley has a more personal tie. During her seventh-grad
Wesleyan campus goes tobacco free
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
his nursing education, Hinkley has a more personal tie. During her seventh-grade year, Hinkley's mother was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. Cigarette smoking is the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
These common over-the-counter drugs can hurt your brainthe counter and by prescription as sleep aids and for chronic diseases includin
These common over-the-counter drugs can hurt your brain
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
the counter and by prescription as sleep aids and for chronic diseases including hypertension, cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The new study is the first to examine the physical changes that serve as the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Common over-the-counter drugs can hurt your brainthe counter and by prescription as sleep aids and for chronic diseases includin
Common over-the-counter drugs can hurt your brain
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 7 days ago
the counter and by prescription as sleep aids and for chronic diseases including hypertension, cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The new study is the first to examine the physical changes that serve as the... Read more
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