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Smoking and Your Health

We all know cigarette smoking is bad for you. We know it hurts your lungs. But did you know it can hurt you in other ways, too? Let’s learn about the ways smoking affects your body. ???? Return to Pulmonary Clinic

Secondhand Smoke

You’ve heard that secondhand smoke is unhealthy. You know it’s best to avoid it. But how bad is it, really? Let’s take a few minutes to learn about this danger. ???? Return to Pulmonary Clinic

Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigs & Vaping)

These smoking devices heat liquid nicotine to create a vapor. You inhale this vapor into your lungs. Nicotine in the vapor enters your bloodstream. It stimulates your body, activating reward circuits in your brain. ???? Return to Pulmonary Clinic
Asthma: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Asthma: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Asthma: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment What is asthma? Asthma is a medical condition that makes you have difficulty breathing. It is due to the narrowing and inflammation of the airways in your lungs. Sometimes asthma can run in families.  What are the...

COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production, and wheezing. It is typically caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particles, most often...