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16 Ways to Breathe Easier

The colder weather can aggravate asthma and other respiratory conditions.  To make matters worse people spend more time indoors in their homes and office, which tend to have poor air quality.  To help…

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7 Natural Lung-Healing Remedies

From the bountiful harvests to the changing colors of trees around us, autumn is a beautiful time of year.  For people suffering from fall allergies, asthma, or other breathing concerns, it is often a…

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Smoking Cuts Life By Over a Decade

Still smoking?  Research conducted by the American Lung Association in its 2011 report “Trends in Tobacco Use” might change that.  According to their findings, cigarette smoking takes 13.2 years off a…

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What is COPD?

Q: What is COPD and how do you get it? A: COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Most cases of COPD develop after long-term exposure to lung irritants that damage the lungs and the airways.…

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Interesting ost and thought provoking. I guess that nothing is really cast in stone.

Love it! One smart cat!

thanks for the great tips. one thing to do to save energy is to pull out the plug or turn off the s…

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