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Are Chinese Herbal Cigarettes Safe?

Are Chinese Herbal Cigarettes Safe?

Do you think Chinese herbal cigarettes are safe? Cause it's herbal? Well, read this update to know more about it. These cigarettes contain a mix of medicinal herbs and tobacco are unhealthy as the regular ones. Researchers at the University .. Read More

Health News, Lungs | 12.7.09 | No Comments

Swimming, an excellent way to get into and stay in shape

Swimming, an excellent way to get into and stay in shape

Swimming is an excellent way to get into and stay in shape. If you do not own a pool, many high schools have aquatic centers, or there is always the YWCA or YMCA, or your local gym. Many offer water aerobic classes that will help you tighte.. Read More

Lungs, Men's Health, Tips and Advices, Women's Health | 11.2.08 | 1 Comment

Jogging or Walking, Great Ways To Get Fit

Jogging or Walking, Great Ways To Get Fit

Both jogging and walking are GREAT ways to get fit. Not only do they tone the muscles, relieve stress, create a healthier heart, and improve lung capability, they make you look wonderful, which in turns helps you get excited about doing oth.. Read More

Fitness, Health, Heart, Blood, and Circulation, Lungs, Men's Health, Women's Health | 11.2.08 | 1 Comment

Diagnostic Procedures

Diagnostic Procedures

The details about your symptoms of lung disease help your physician make an initial diagnosis. Tests of lung function and procedures to visualize your lungs are needed to confirm a diagnosis or to plan or monitor treatment. If your doctor t.. Read More

Lungs | 08.13.08 | No Comments

Other Lung Disorders

Other Lung Disorders

The following less common lung disorders can occur under specific environmental circumstances or as a result of another disease or an injury. You should watch for symptoms of these conditions if you are at risk. • Adult respiratory dis.. Read More

Lungs | 08.13.08 | No Comments

Disorders of the Pleura

Disorders of the Pleura

The Pleura The pleura is a thin membrane with two layers that cover the lungs and chest cavity.Fluid between the two layers provides lubrication and allows smooth expansion and contraction of the lungs during breathing. The outside .. Read More

Lungs | 08.13.08 | No Comments

Infectious Lung Disorders

Infectious Lung Disorders

Your lungs have built-in mechanisms for filtering out foreign substances that are inhaled with each breath. Despite these mechanisms, however, with repeated exposure to infectious agents such as viruses and bacteria, or with a change in you.. Read More

Lungs | 08.13.08 | No Comments

Warning Signs of Pulmonary Embolism

Warning Signs of Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism occurs suddenly. If you have a condition that puts you at risk for pulmonary embolism—such as immobility, cancer, a leg injury, or heart failure—seek immediate medical care if you have any of the following warning sig.. Read More

Lungs, Tips and Advices | 08.13.08 | No Comments

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism

Deoxygenated blood travels through the veins from the rest of the body into the heart, which pumps it through the pulmonary arteries into the lungs for reoxygenation. Blood coming to the heart from the veins may contain large particles, suc.. Read More

Lungs | 08.13.08 | No Comments

Warning Signs of Lung Cancer

Warning Signs of Lung Cancer

If you smoke or are regularly exposed to tobacco smoke or other airborne carcinogens (cancer-causing substances), you are at significant risk for developing lung cancer. Contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the follow.. Read More

Lungs, Tips and Advices | 08.13.08 | No Comments

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