"Climb for air" to help those with lung disease
Charleston - If asked to name the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States, few would guess Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease. COPD covers diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis, and it's the third leading cause of death in the US.
WCBD - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:30

Acid used for toilet cleaning may cause lung diseases
Almost 91 per cent of doctors link acids used as toilet cleaners with respiratory and other health problem, states a survey by Indian Medical Academy. "Long-term exposure of acid fumes, even for a short time (10-15 minutes), could lead to serious ...
Daily News & Analysis - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33

Survey links toilet cleaning acid use to lung diseases
Delhi Daily News - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:22

Boy With Rare Lung Disease Is Fishing For A Cause
The Children's Interstitial Lung Disease Foundation (chILd) helps support children with rare, life-threatening pediatric interstitial lung diseases. So as he casts his line for hundredth, thousandth, millionth time, it's easy to see, fishing is more ...
WOWT - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:32

Obesity linked to greater risk of developing serious lung disease, study warns
Obese people are at greater risk of developing a serious lung disease, scientists have today warned. Researchers found excessive fat around the waist and low levels of physical activity are linked to the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
Daily Mail - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:07

COPD Linked to Belly Fat and Being Underweight
dailyRx - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:26

Obesity and Large Waist Size Increase Risk of COPD
Science World Report - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 05:22

Excessive belly fat: A risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:02

Today's Top Medical Stories for Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 04:37

Lung disease program offers free testing in St. Marys
A free Grifols Alpha 1 screening will be offered to those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or those with appropriate risk factors. Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is a condition that raises your risk for lung disease (especially ...
Bradford Era - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:02

"Poker Face" Linked to Serious Heart, Lung Diseases
Researchers found that the inability to show certain facial expressions in response to emotional cues like surprise is the strongest indicator of heart and lung disease. Researchers said the latest findings could help emergency care doctors prioritize ...
Counsel & Heal - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:15

How reading faces can diagnose disease
eMaxHealth - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:16

Facial Expressions May Reveal Health Status: Inability To Register Surprise ...
Medical Daily - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:30

Facial expressions could give doctors a life-saving clue
Local 8 Now - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 02:33

Dark-field imaging diagnoses lung disease
Scientists in Germany have for the first time diagnosed lung disease in mice using X-ray dark-field radiography. The new imaging technique, which involves measuring the scattering rather than the absorption of X-rays, could be used to detect diseases ...
Medical Physics Web (subscription) - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 01:26

Alison Lundergan Grimes Releases Plan to Tackle Mine Safety, Black Lung ...
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled a plan Thursday to improve mine safety and address black lung diseases—an offensive campaign move on the Kentucky coal issue. Her plan also takes Republican Senate Leader Mitch ...
WFPL - Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:11

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