Tag Archive: lung

Nov 09 2011

Lung cancer

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By Larry Frase, M.D. and Donald Richards, M.D., Ph.D. For years, anti-smoking campaigns have touted the same message – “Smoking Causes Lung Cancer.” Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find any American unaware of the strong link between the two. However, during Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, it’s important to highlight some lesser-known facts about …

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Sep 07 2011

Health threats from East Texas wildfire smoke

By George T. Roberts, Jr. Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials.  Smoke can hurt your eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and worsen chronic heart and lung disease. Common symptoms of smoke exposure include: • Coughing     • Shortness of breath • Chest pain    …

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