FDA will Require 13 New Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

On August 15, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that there will be 13 new required health warnings on cigarette packages. Each warning will be accompanied by graphic colored photos showing the horrible consequences of diseases caused by smoking. The goal is to educate the public about some of the less commonly known…

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When Breathing is Difficult – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung disease that can leave a person in a state of breathlessness and gasping for air. COPD is a major cause of disability and is the 4th leading cause of death in the United States. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), 16 million Americans…

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