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4 Methods For Quitting Smoking To Lead A Healthier Life

4 Methods For Quitting Smoking To Lead A Healthier Life It is no secret that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health and one of the biggest factors when it comes to lung cancer, despite this knowledge it still doesn't stop millions of people around the world from doing it. I know first hand how addictive nicotine as a substance can be, 15 years of smoking cigarettes can attest to that. Luckily there are ways to fight the addiction and also [...]

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Lung Cancer: About it, Causes and Prevention – by Dr. Shashi Sharma

Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer that I deal with on a daily basis. The usual route that one takes to my office starts with a chest x-ray or CT-scan of the chest which is done by some other physician for a symptom such as cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain. The chest x-ray is abnormal showing a spot or a mass—ranging in size from a pea to a grapefruit. Patients and their families are appropriately [...]