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copd and high blood pressure 09 Feb

COPD and High Blood Pressure

Dangers of COPD and High Blood Pressure What does high blood pressure have to do with your lungs? Everything. Each…

18 Jan

These 5 Habits Could Add 10 Years to Your Life

The average life expectancy of a woman 50 years old who does not live a low-risk lifestyle is 29 years…

16 Oct

Cigarettes? Or 450 Million More Years of Life?

The smoking habit kills 7 million people a year, according to the World Health Organization. A few weeks ago we…

smoking cigarette video 06 Oct

The New Anti-Smoking Plan: Sounds Good. But Is It? [VIDEO]

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is busy executing an ambitious anti-smoking campaign to try to give smokers a…

28 Jun

e-Cigarettes Are Tied to Continued, Not Less Smoking

The war of words seems to go on and on, but the facts remain the same: e-cigarettes are not a…

26 Apr

What You Can Do to Help Solve The Tobacco Problem

Although cigarette smoking is on the decline, it remains the leading cause of preventable disease in the U.S. More than…

12 Apr

The Prevention and Treatment of COPD [VIDEO]

The symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as dyspnea (shortness of breath), chronic productive cough, and wheezing can…

15 Feb

Japanese Study Encourages Early COPD Detection by Primary Care Physicians

Japanese Study Encourages Early COPD Detection by Primary Care Physicians Over 11 million people in the US have been diagnosed…

19 Oct

Does COPD Discriminate Against Women? Differences in COPD Between the Sexes

You’d think that a disease would not discriminate between men and women, but COPD does. The manifestations of COPD, both…