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What to Do When Your Cough Won’t Go Away

What to Do When Your Cough Won’t Go Away

by Yenny (SU)
This may come as a surprise, but coughing is an entirely normal bodily reflex. The primary function of a cough is to rid your body of irritants. This may include smoke or mucus in your airway. So, a cough here and there is inevitable.

Breathe Easy: Five Pulmonary Disorders that Could be Harming Your Health

Breathe Easy: Five Pulmonary Disorders that Could be Harming Your Health

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Did you know the average adult takes 15 to 20 breaths a minute? Our lungs have a big responsibility so if they are compromised by injury or disease, it can be detrimental.

What is COPD?

What is COPD?

by Shearly (SU)
COPD is a broad category of chronic, or long-term, progressive diseases that cause some form of restriction or blockage of airflow. COPD includes diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, some forms of bronchiectasis and others. People with COPD are more likely to have difficulty climbing the stairs or walking for longer periods of time.