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2014-07-30 05:03:01

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smoking cigarettes is bad on all levels. It can bring on heart disease (the number one killer of men and women in America), aggravate pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, and lead to lung diseases such as cancer or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), just to name a few. Smoking has its dirty fingers in many of the mental and physical health conditions that ail Americans. COPD is one of the many chronic lower...

2014-07-15 10:29:05

BMJ-British Medical Journal Inability to register surprise strongest indicator; can help prioritize care, say doctors Patients with serious heart and lung conditions don't have the normal range of facial expressions, particularly the ability to register surprise in response to emotional cues, finds preliminary research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. This finding could be used to help busy emergency care doctors decide whom to prioritize for treatment, and gauge who...

2014-05-19 23:05:05

Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a thoracic surgeon. Dr. Gaughan specializes in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, tumors of the mediastinum, chest wall and trachea, as well as all benign conditions of the chest, lungs, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum. ABINGTON, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a...

2014-02-06 16:27:40

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-one year-old Michelle Melvin was celebrating Mother's Day with her family when pain shot through her jaw and up into her temples. Then her arms went numb. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) At first, Michelle ignored the sensation and proceeded to fill her children's plates with food. It wasn't until the pain and numbness returned multiple times that she told her husband something was wrong. Her family chimed in...

2014-01-02 23:00:19

Chest Coach System designed by Cliff Manchaster is the latest program that teaches people how to get a more masculine chest within a few weeks. Is the review of Chest Coach System on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Chest Coach System is the latest program that teaches people how to lose their man boobs naturally without drugs or bad side effects. The program also helps people get a more masculine chest within a few weeks. In addition, the...

2013-11-13 23:34:36

KORT physical therapists offer proven treatments for chronic neck pain. For more than six months, Diane Cobb experienced severe neck pain and limited mobility before seeking the help of a KORT physical therapist. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 For Diane Cobb, neck pain had become a way of life. For more than six months, she experienced severe neck pain and limited mobility before seeking the help of a KORT physical therapist. “Before my therapy, I couldn’t move my head very far to each...

Yoga Can Help Patients With COPD Improve Lung Function
2013-10-29 06:18:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders reveals that patients with COPD can improve their lung function by practicing yoga. The study found that lung function, shortness of breath and inflammation all demonstrated significant improvement after patients completed 12 weeks of yoga training. The study results were presented at CHEST 2013, the...

Chest Pain Duration Key To Diagnosing Heart Attack
2013-09-12 04:39:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When trying to determine whether or not chest pain is the result of a heart attack, the duration of the discomfort is key, according to researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Patients who have longer-lasting chest pain are more likely to be experiencing a cardiovascular event than with pain of a shorter duration, the researchers report in this month’s issue of the journal Critical Pathways in Cardiology....


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