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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Think about this: more than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Now think about this: in the time it took to read that, you probably took 4-5 breaths. Makes you want to know what was in that air, doesn't it?

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Whether they help provide community outreach, participate at events, provide vital leadership or support us in countless other ways, our American Lung Association volunteers are truly priceless. April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, and we are celebrating the spirit of volunteerism, by looking at one volunteer who exemplifies all our outstanding volunteers – generous, engaged and deeply committe...

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
See how these public health concerns can affect your lung health.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
If your health insurance plan covers quit-smoking treatments, you are more likely to try to quit and be successful. A new report from the American Lung Association, "State Health Insurance Marketplace Plans: New Opportunities to Help Smokers Quit," finds that the majority of health insurance plans and policymakers are not taking advantage of the chance to help millions of smokers quit.

 
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    Lulu777, Sounds like you are in good hands with a Pulmonologist at UCLA. Did you read the rest of the article? We are not professionals, but sometimes reviewing a technical article prompts questi...
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    Ashlee replied to topic: Oxygen and baby oil  
    Probably not the best thing to do, but I think you'll be okay. All I find is: Never permit any form of lubricant (oil, grease, baby oil, lubricating gel etc.) to come into contact with oxygen fi...
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    Anonymous created topic:  Oxygen and baby oil  
    I did a search before this post. But, my feet hurt so bad and I do have an appt. with my primary doctor this week and so I finally gave in and rubbed my toes down with baby oil. I am on oxygen 3 lpm...
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    I hope things are going okay with your mom. My husband had stage 4 squamous cell has mets to the hip shoulder and brain. He has had surgery on shoulder brain hip and lung. We are 2 years diagonsis.
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    My husband of 34 years was diagnosed with at the time 2 years ago with stage 1 squamous and small cell lung cancer but is stage 4 with squamous cell lung cancer at this point. The best you can do is a...
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    Hi everyone. My name is Sylvia. My father passed away last month from brain cancer. Three days ago my husband of 30 years was diagnosed with Stage 2 lung cancer. I do not know what to do or what t...
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    I've had asthma since I was 15 but it was nothing like this!!
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