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Emphysema

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Temple Hospital Bringing New Treatment For Emphysema From Overseas

Local researchers are looking for patients on which to try a new treatment that may give emphysema sufferers a better quality of life.

01/18/2013

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Advances In Treatment Of COPD

Depending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.

10/12/2012

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Pa. Extends ‘Orange’ Air Quality Alert For Philadelphia and Suburbs

Orange means unhealthy pollution levels for sensitive people. Next would be red, which is unhealthy air for all.

07/20/2011

COPD

If you are a smoker, or if you smoked for many years, you are at far greater risk for developing emphysema or chronic bronchitis—both grouped as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.

11/18/2010

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

I am sure you have heard about physical rehabilitation but there are many forms of rehabilitation in medicine including pulmonary rehabilitation or, rehab for your lungs.

11/11/2010