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healthmeup - 11/13/2013 13:15:00

Pneumonia: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Prevention

Pneumonia: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Prevention Pneumonia, a leading cause of death among young children worldwide, is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs. The lungs are infected and inflamed, which makes breathing difficult and limits oxygen intake.Premature babies, infants and young children aged from 3 months to 59... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/23/2013 15:00:00

Pulmonary Disease: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?

Pulmonary Disease: What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is most commonly known as COPD. COPD primarily comprises of three types of lung diseases that makes breathing difficult due to blockage in the airflow. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/24/2012 06:45:00

Education, Moderate Alcohol Linked to Lower Lung Disease

Education, Moderate Alcohol Linked to Lower Lung Disease College education and moderate alcohol intake is linked to lower chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk, says a new study. Continue Reading »

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