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Light smokers more likely than past heavy smokers to develop lung disease

Light smokers more likely than past heavy smokers to develop lung disease
May 22, 2018
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Vapor ablation for emphysema patients improves function

March 21, 2016
Patients who received vapor ablation to treat severe upper-lobe predominant emphysema showed improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second and respiratory questionnaire…
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Nitinol coils improve function, quality of life in patients with emphysema

February 9, 2016
Use of nitinol coils in addition to usual care to treat patients with severe emphysema improved function, quality of life and 6-minute walk test scores, according to…
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Smoking heroin linked to early-onset COPD with emphysema phenotype

June 26, 2015
The inhalation of heroin for recreational purposes appears to be associated with early-onset COPD, and specifically with an emphysema phenotype, according to the results…
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Patient and Professional Perspectives on Nutrition in Chronic Respiratory Disease Self-Management: Reflections on Nutrition and Food Literacies

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Nutrition literacy (NL) and food literacy (FL) have emerged as distinct forms of the multifaceted concept of health…
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