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2013-07-16 23:22:38

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to help you better understand about the Air Quality Index (AQI) and how you can help protect yourself, children, and others from unhealthy levels of air pollution. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Air Quality Index (AQI) is the system used to warn the public when air pollution is dangerous. The AQI tracks ozone and particle pollution which are the most widespread air pollutants and also the most dangerous....

2013-07-02 23:20:44

The 4th of July is only a couple of days away and Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. want to make sure that you are taking extra preventative measures when it comes to you and your asthma. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 When it comes to you and your asthma, it is important to be able to identify your asthma triggers and the proper steps to help avoid them. Asthma triggers can irritate your asthma symptoms – coughing, wheezing, and difficulty catching...

2013-06-25 23:19:03

Coming Soon July 2013, PCCSNOVA is Opening a New Office Location In Haymarket, Virginia. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. is pleased announce the opening of their second Prince William County office. Their board certified physicians have been recognized as "top doctors" by Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian. Doctors George Bazaco, Maura Foley and Kevin Glass will be providing services at their new...

2013-04-01 23:01:12

New program offers hope to people with Chronic Respiratory Diseases. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 The Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center has partnered with the American Lung Association to bring its renowned Better Breathers Club to New York City. Better Breathers Clubs are support groups for those who suffer from chronic pulmonary diseases including Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis and Pulmonary Fibrosis, among many...

2013-02-26 23:01:04

People with COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, CF, and lung transplants are using the Spiro PD Personal Spirometer to monitor their lung health and to get “baseline” readings to compare with peak allergy season. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 The recent blizzard in the Northeast notwithstanding, many areas of the U.S. have experienced a mild winter, with unseasonably warm weather. A mild winter can signify...

2013-02-21 23:00:29

Spiro PD Personal Spirometer supports four of the five critical steps to prevent flu transmission as the epidemic continues to affect people nationwide, particularly those with chronic lung conditions. For more information, visit http://www.SpiroPD.com. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Many healthcare professionals consider the current flu epidemic the worst in years. It has posed a severe threat to people with chronic lung conditions like asthma and COPD who are particularly...

2013-02-01 23:00:47

Analysis of lung transplant data from 2005 through 2011 by Temple researchers reportedly shows lungs transplanted from smokers with pack-a-day habits for more than 20 years are ℠likely safe.´ Personal injury lawyer Richard P. Console Jr. disagrees with this assertion from a patient safety standpoint. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Using the lungs of a heavy smoker in an organ transplant sounds like a bad idea, right? The recipient of those lungs could suffer additional...


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Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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