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An Alternative to Lung Transplant for Emphysema-Related COPD

Smoking-related emphysema destroys large sections of lung tissue, leaving them essentially useless. The idea behind this treatment is almost counterintuitive, but can produce dramatic results for a certain group of people.

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Is It Safe To Vape During Pregnancy?

Are e-cigarettes, a popular substitute for smoking tobacco, a safe alternative for women to use while pregnant? Learn whether vaping can harm your unborn child.

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The Dangers of Teen Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

Vaping can pose a serious health threat to children. Learn the facts about e-cigarettes and why parents should talk to their children about their potential dangers.

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Do You Have COPD? How to Tell

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also called COPD, is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases, primarily including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. How to tell if you have COPD.

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Clinical Trial Aims to Tailor Treatment for Severe Asthma

At UH, a team is engaged in research aimed at developing better, less invasive ways of identifying the various severe asthma sub-types - with the ultimate goal of providing more personalized, targeted therapies for patients.

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Seasonal Allergies: 7 Tips to Tame Them

Millions of people are affected every year by seasonal allergies brought on by pollen in spring. Learn what you can do to guard against exposure to this dust-like substance that causes allergy symptoms.

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A Breath of Fresh Air

The Pediatric Aerodigestive Program provides collaborative care for a Cleveland toddler with complex airway and digestive conditions.

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How Your Child's Allergies Can Change With Age

Is your child is coughing, hacking, sneezing and feeling miserable? When symptoms resemble a cold, there’s a strong possibility that your child might actually be suffering from an allergy.

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