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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Nails Say Very Important Things About Your Health

Your nails can reveal clues to your overall health. Indeed,  a touch of white here, a rosy tinge there, or some rippling, bumps, or discoloration, may indicate disease in your body. As well, problems in your liver, lungs, and heart can show up in your nails.   Nails: Pale Nails Very pale coloration can sometimes…

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COPD: Causes, Symptoms, And Effective Treatments

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a lung disorder that makes it hard to breathe. While there is no cure, there are several effective treatments that leave the lungs open and functioning. It is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States with 13.5 million people diagnosed each year. About 90% of people…

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