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lung health

Chest & Lung
October 14, 2015

What kind of cough is that?

Been coughing for a while? Maybe it's time to start paying attention to the type of cough you have! Although a cough is merely a symptom of an underlying medical condition, the type of cough you have can definitely give some helpful clues as to the possible cause... (more…)
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Chest & Lung
August 26, 2015

All about emphysema

Just opened your eyes and can't wait for your first cigarette of the day? If you're lighting up without even thinking about it, maybe it's time to start contemplating the harm that's being done to your lungs. Emphysema is a progressive and irreversible lung disease. In 90% of cases, emphysema is caused by cigarette smoking. (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
May 11, 2015

You won’t believe how this guy got this body

Well-defined muscles in a lean and ripped body: you can tell what Ben Mudge is doing in the gym each day. But it doesn’t tell you why. Mudge, 25, works as a fitness model and personal trainer, but that’s not the reason he’s putting in the hours shedding sweat at the gym – he’s doing it to stay alive. (more…)
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Smoking
May 27, 2014

What happens to your body when you smoke a cigarette?

May is Anti-Tobacco Month, and because we’re all about preventative health, it’s a topic that we’re serious about. To help drive awareness about the dangers of smoking, we wanted to share our latest #infographic with you: What happens to your body when you smoke a cigarette.
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Chest & Lung
March 30, 2014

Every breath you take

Those of us who are healthy often take the ability to breathe freely and easily for granted – are you one of them? Whether you are or not, here are 8 “lung health” facts and snippets of information that you need to know. Consider yourself informed! (more…)
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