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  • Excess drinking behind deadly lung conditions in new study
    Excess drinking behind deadly lung conditions in new study
    Heavy drinkers are at a much greater risk of developing lung problems, like pneumonia and life-threatening acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), according to new research from Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson University. Researchers...
  • NeNe Leakes thankful to be alive: Blood clots found in lungs due to travel
    NeNe Leakes thankful to be alive: Blood clots found in lung due to travel
    Reality star NeNe Leakes just revealed that she narrowly avoided a serious health scare, revealing she has blood clots in her lung. NeNe hadn't been feeling well when she checked herself into an area hospital. Tests showed the 45-year-old ...
  • Sarah Murnaghan getting adult lungs in transplant
    Sarah Murnaghan getting adult lungs in transplant
    A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation sparked debate over how organs are allocated was getting a double-lung transplant Wednesday after a match with an adult donor was made.Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe...
  • Taking advantage of dominant spring energy Qi points
    Taking advantage of dominant spring energy Qi points
    In April spring energy is dominant and the best way to renew life is to get outside and enjoy it. Taking time to go outside and breathe what has been renewed, the fresh energy rising from the ground. The energy is so pure again when the trees and...
  • Pope Francis: his will be a papacy of firsts
    Pope Francis: his will be a papacy of firsts
    Here in San Francisco, named for the famous St. Francis of Assisi, people are delighted with the new Pope.Named after a saintPope Francis also takes his name from St. Francis of Assisi.He is the first pope to hold the name.Pope Jorge Mario...
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Ad
    Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Prevention that promotes healthy lungs
    Below are four simple lifestyle tips from Andrew Weil, M.D. that promote healthy lungs for a lifetime: Don't smoke. Tobacco addiction is the single greatest cause of preventable illness, greatly increasing the risks of developing lung cancer...
  • Vitamin C is found in raw fresh fruits and vegetables
    Vitamin C: many beneficial effects - fighting breast cancers.
    Role of vitamin C.Vitamin C, a water soluble antioxidant, plays a major role in the proper function of our body.The substance is essential for the growth, repair of tissues, formation of collagenand bone cartilage.It decreases aging related...
  • eNose detects malignant mesothelioma
    Electronic nose detects malignant mesothelioma
    Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia have developed a new non-invasive breath test, similar to a roadside breath test, that uses an electronic nose to diagnose malignant mesothelioma in its early stages.Study team...
  • Gary and Becky Skelton
    Gary and the Friday Night Friends dress for chemo…..
    “I already have my clothes picked out for tomorrow’s chemo treatment,” said Gary Skelton, “I am dressing for chemo.”Gary views his chemo treatments as a positive thing and he is going dressed to his treatments like...
  • Severe Coughing
    Once again body part relocates
    Woman coughs out her lungJust as the end of 2011, was coming to its final end, reports of a woman swallowing her breast implant the attention of media reports. In all reality the woman did not swallow it however, it did decide to relocate in...
  • April is Donate Life month
    Donor families gather at St. Joseph's to remember and honor their loved ones
    St. Joseph’s Hospital Marian Chapel was the site Sunday for a gathering of those mourning death while celebrating life.The Donor Family Gathering, organized by St. Joseph’s in conjunction with the Donor Network of Arizona, brought...
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    Organ donors and recipients meet on Capitol lawn for Donate Life Day
    The lawn was filled with photos and family, laughter and tears Tuesday, when transplant recipients, organ donors and donor families met for the Third Annual Donate Life Day at the State Capitol.Organized by Donate Life Arizonaas part of National...
  • Jon Anderson
    I am Thankful for My Health this Thanksgiving Day
    I am thankful for my health this Thanksgiving Day. I had a report of an abnormal lung x-ray in late summer. The first thing my thoracic surgeon asked me was had I ever been exposed to asbestos. I indeed had been exposed to crushable asbestos in my...
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    LA is smoggiest U.S. city, with dangerious levels of ozone gas about 140 days a year
    It is pretty clear why Los Angeles is the smog capital of the United States.Click Here, type in yourZIP code and find find out how yourneighborhoods rank, or if they are, in fact, rank.COMPLETE STUDY: National Lung Assoc. study rankscleanest,...
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    L.A. wears crown for man-made pollutants in big U.S. cities, annual lung study say
    Los Angeles continues to carry the crown for nation's big citywithdirtiest air. (AP/LA Historical Society)AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: State of the Air Report 2010Advocate | In Your Community | Volunteerism | My Lung USA |ActionSpring is in the air,...