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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Lungs

5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Lungs

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Blog | 4 comments

On average we take 16 breaths in a minute. According to the EPA, that means we take between 17,280 and 23,040 breaths a day. That’s a lot. Unconscious breathing is taken care of by our brainstem, so we never have to think about it. If we do think about controlling our breath, we are using our cerebral cortex.  When we’re laughing, singing or...

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Infographic: Rheumatoid Arthritis (Rheumatoid Disease) Facts

Infographic: Rheumatoid Arthritis (Rheumatoid Disease) Facts

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Blog, Rheumatoid Arthritis | 0 comments

Rheumatoid Arthritis or Rheumatoid Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease. People usually start out having joint pain that is “symmetrical” meaning that if the joint in the ring finger of the right hand hurts, the same joint in the left hand ring finger is painful. Redness, warmth and swelling can occur in the tender joint. Fever,...

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National Radon Action Month: January

National Radon Action Month: January

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Blog, Lung cancer | 2 comments

In the US, January is National Radon Action Month. To help understand the significance and radon exposure on health, the Lung Cancer Action Network created this infographic. What is Radon? Radon is a radioactive gas that is in soil and rocks all over the world. Created naturally as uranium decays, it is the second leading cause of lung cancer and in...

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