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  • Smoking Cessation: Finding What Works for You
    Smoking Cessation: Finding What Works for You FEB 11, 2019

    Smoking and tobacco use is a major risk factor for many kinds of cancer – including lung cancer and every oral cancer such as mouth, lips, tongue, larynx, sinuses and tonsils. But the addiction to smoking is real – it’s considered one of the most difficult habits to break.

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  • Stop pneumonia in its tracks
    Stop pneumonia in its tracks FEB 05, 2019

    Pneumonia is a contagious infection in the lungs that causes the air sacs to fill with fluid or pus, making it difficult to breathe. The condition can be mild, but it can also be severe enough to send you to the hospital.

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  • Esophageal cancer: difficulty swallowing may signal something serious
    Esophageal cancer: difficulty swallowing may signal something serious JAN 30, 2019

    Nearly all the esophageal cancers are adenocarcinomas – located at the bottom of the esophagus and directly related to acid reflux and the rise of obesity.

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  • Healthy diet principles
    Healthy diet principles JAN 11, 2019

    It’s that time of year when people are excited about healthy New Year’s resolutions, and I would like to share a few healthy principles to consider.

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  • What is a collapsed lung and who is at risk?
    What is a collapsed lung and who is at risk? DEC 07, 2018

    For many people, the thought of lung surgery brings up fears and thoughts of worry about a collapsed lung. People often have misconceptions about a collapsed lung because they oversimplify this complex organ.

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  • Lung Cancer Stages: A Simple Explanation
    Lung Cancer Stages: A Simple Explanation NOV 07, 2018

    If you’ve been recently diagnosed with lung cancer or know someone who has, the topic of staging has likely come up in the conversation. Correct staging is important and different for each type of cancer. What methods we use to treat lung cancer depends on where the cancer began and where it’s moved inside the body.

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