Monday, December 18, 2017

Emphysema Overview: Causes and Symptoms

Some 2 million Americans have emphysema. It’s a terrible disease of slow suffocation, overwhelmingly caused by decades of smoking. Everyone knows that smoking causes the vast majority of the nation’s 160,000 annual lung cancer deaths. Most people know that smoking contributes to many of the 740,000 deaths from heart disease. But few know that emphysema […]

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Reducing Lung Cancer Risk for Smokers and Former Smokers

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Category: Cancer

According to the American Association for Cancer Research, while genetics and environment are major contributors to cancer risk, the simple decisions made each day often matter too. Whether you are picking up a pack of cigarettes, exercising, or eating lots of fresh vegetables, studies show the power to influence cancer risk is in your hands.

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