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Bronchiectasis is a condition that affects the airways to the lungs. It’s usually caused by an infection or other inflammatory condition. You can also be born with it. Bronchiectasis injures the walls of the airways. Over time, they become scarred and flabby and can’t clear out mucus. This can lead to serious lung infections and other major health problems.
There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do
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Nothing good can be said about smoking. It's bad for your health and the health of those around you. Do you know how much money you could save if you quit smoking today?
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis is a condition of the immune system. It causes swelling and irritation in blood vessels and other tissues.
Jeff and Sue have tried to quit smoking multiple times. What did they do different this time that made them put away their ashtrays for good? Watch their story of a complete lifestyle 180.
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Quitting smoking is a major life event. It’s easier to do when you are prepared for what’s to come. Watch and learn how to make a solid plan that will keep you on the path to being smoke-free.
Nicotine, one of the main chemicals in tobacco, is the primary reason that smoking
is so addictive. Even though most smokers know that smoking is bad for them, they
find it difficult to quit because of the nicotine's effect.
Giving up smoking is a tough decision. And slipups can happen. But a slipup doesn’t have to be an excuse to start smoking again. Watch and learn how to get back on track with your plan to quit smoking.
Secondhand smoke is the smoke you are exposed to when someone nearby is smoking. It includes the smoke exhaled by the smoker, and the smoke given off directly by the burning tobacco.