Tips to Manage Chronic Bronchitis

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It can be difficult to determine whether you’re dealing with just a simple cough from a routine respiratory virus or if that cough is an early indication of a much bigger medical issue. Bronchitis occurs when there is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, the airways that carry oxygen to the lungs.  Over 10 million Americans are diagnosed with chronic […]

The Many Potential Benefits of Clinical Trials

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Most people outside of the medical community know very little about how clinical trials help make new medical treatments available to the public. Prior to a new treatment making into the hands of those who need it, several stages of clinical trials must be completed successfully. Participants in clinical trials are an important part of the clinical testing process, as […]

Three Tips to Manage COPD-related Symptoms

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The diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, often comes with a stigma attached. While COPD is often caused by cigarette smoke, there are several other factors that can cause the condition. Air and occupational pollution is said to cause up to 20% of COPD diagnoses. A small number of COPD cases are said to be caused by a […]