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Clinical Trials: What They Are and How They Work

Clinical trials are research studies that use volunteers to test how well a new medical approach works. They are designed to find more efficient ways to prevent, treat, and diagnose medical conditions and diseases. Researchers follow strict guidelines when performing clinical trials which are set to protect participants as well as to provide accurate and …

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How to Achieve Cleaner Lungs for a Healthier You

Everyone by now understands that smoking is bad for your health, right? However, knowledge isn’t always power, because tobacco use continues to kill over 480,000 people a year in the United States. “What happens to my lungs when I smoke?” When you inhale smoke, deep inside the lungs, the cigarette smoke damages the floating scavenger …

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Asthma’s Impact on Activity Level

I had heard of asthma, but until my 9-year-old son, Brody, was diagnosed with it, I never thought twice about the condition. During our initial visit, my son’s pediatrician mentioned that nearly 10% of the children in the United States were asthmatic. With childhood obesity rates rising, I had to ask myself, was it possible …

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COPD: Don’t Take a Single Breath For Granted.

“I hope you never take one single breath for granted,” says Lee Ann Womack in her country hit, I Hope You Dance. She expresses the importance of living life to the fullest. So many of us take the simple act of breathing for granted; but for those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, taking …

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