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COVID-Ravaged Mom of Newborn Denied Lung Transplant: ‘How Cruel Is That?’


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A 25-year-old who had to get a double lung transplant due to COVID-19 said his lungs look like ‘chewed up pieces of bubblegum’


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Prosecution witness says George Floyd on the street in handcuffs was almost like having a lung removed


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George Floyd’s breathing was so restricted that it was almost as if his lung had been removed, expert says


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Rush Limbaugh dies at 70 after battle with lung cancer


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Eating yogurt and a high-fiber diet could lower the risk of lung cancer

Eating yogurt and a high-fiber diet could lower the risk of lung cancerNew research has found that eating a diet which includes yogurt and is rich in fiber could help reduce the risk of lung cancer. Carried out by researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA, along with Seoul National University, South Korea, the new study looked at more than 1.4 million adults who took part in studies in the United States, Europe and Asia. The findings, published in JAMA Oncology, showed that both fiber and yogurt intake appeared to reduce the risk of lung cancer.



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27 people have died from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping. Here’s where they're all from.

27 people have died from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping. Here’s where they're all from.At least 27 people are dead across 22 US states after contracting vaping-related lung injuries. The youngest person was 17, and the oldest was 75.



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Vaping lung illness: What we know about the recent spate of cases and deaths

Vaping lung illness: What we know about the recent spate of cases and deathsHave a serious talk with your children if you suspect or know they vape nicotine or THC and consult with their doctor about how to help them quit.



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U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnellA group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but several said the meeting left them discouraged. McConnell, the Republican leader who represents Kentucky – one of the states that has seen a rebound in the progressive respiratory illness – told them their benefits would be safe but gave no assurances about the excise tax and left without answering questions or offering details, several of the miners who attended the meeting said. “We rode up here for 10 hours by bus to get some answers from him because he represents our state,” said George Massey, a miner from Harlan County, Kentucky who spent two decades in the mines and is on disability.



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'The Surgery to Remove the Lung Cancer Is On Hold.' The Shutdown Is Forcing Workers to Delay Vital Medical Care

'The Surgery to Remove the Lung Cancer Is On Hold.' The Shutdown Is Forcing Workers to Delay Vital Medical CareWorkers affected by the government shutdown are quickly joining the ranks of Americans for whom healthcare is a significant financial burden



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