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7 Warning Signs Of Lung Cancer Not To Ignore

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 03.15.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Lung cancer – just the name of it sounds ominous. We may reason it could never happen to us ― I don’t smoke or am even around others who do. Yet...

Zaha Hadid's Death Offers A Surprising Lesson On Heart Attack Risk

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living

When news broke that celebrated architect Zaha Hadid died last Thursday in a Miami hospital, fans may have been surprised to read that she suffered a ...

Cigarette Smoke Can Make Your Pet Sick

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you suspect your pet is suffering from smoking-related problems of any kind, I encourage you to make an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as possible.

Could You Have COPD?

Jim T. Miller | Posted 01.25.2017 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

If you do indeed have COPD, you need to know that while there's no cure, there are things you can do to help manage symptoms and protect your lungs from further damage, including:

Richmond, California: Exhibit A of Polluters' Cruelty

Javier Sierra | Posted 06.04.2016 | Green
Javier Sierra

On their way to the port terminal, coal trains pass by four overwhelmingly Latino and African-American elementary schools. And the name of one of them reminds us that irony, indeed, has no shame.

Coping With the Cough Plague of 2015

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy
Lisa R. Petty

Finally, just give up on ever living a cough free life. Curl up on the couch under a blanket and moan, "I'm dying. I'm dying. This has to be Captain Trips or Consumption." Or something similar while your family shakes their heads at you and turns the TV louder. Welcome to hell.

Preventing Ebola and More Common Infections: Tips For You On Contact and Hygiene

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Social gestures are important to feel welcome, express trust, show gratitude, and conclude visits with a hopeful tone. Find the best way between you and your doctor to have these feelings, but do not increase your risk of infection in the process.

Diary of a Flu Victim

Stephanie Lessing | Posted 05.19.2014 | Comedy
Stephanie Lessing

I'm gonna need more Advil, Dayquil, Nyquil, and Mucinex, and Windex to clean the mucous off my hands. And can someone please get this vile-tasting water away from me? It smells like Trenton.

All I Want for Christmas Is Bronchitis: Scrooge and Healthcare

Kevin Walsh | Posted 02.22.2014 | Comedy
Kevin Walsh

I jumped through the hoops of reciting my last ten days, hoping to speed up the journey to the antibiotic my fifty years with this body has trained me to rightfully expect when I can whistle Jingle Bells through my throat. Sure enough, they agreed.

Bronchitis: What Is The Condition George H.W. Bush Was Hospitalized For?

Posted 11.29.2012 | Healthy Living

George H.W. Bush, the 88-year-old former president, has been hospitalized for six days because of bronchitis, according to news reports. Bush's spo...

Could a Vitamin D Supplement a Day Keep the Colds Away?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

At this point, if you are someone who is interested in supplements and vitamins, you might be getting tired of hearing about all the extensive virtues of vitamin D.

Emphysema: Symptoms, Sufferers, And Everything Else You Need To Know

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It was reported yesterday that Amy Winehouse, the bee-hived Brit singer, is suffering from emphysema. According to the AP: The Sunday Mirror quoted ...