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Pulmonary Disease

Dangers of Coughing

Coughing normally serves a protective function, but can sometimes lead to complications such as rib fractures, fainting and abdomi...

Side Effects of Being Intubated

Endotracheal intubation -- a medical procedure that involves the placement of a tube into the trachea, or windpipe, to help uncons...

Health Risks of Marble Dust

Marble is a metamorphic limestone that is widely used in the sculpturing of statues and the construction of buildings and monument...

5 Classifications of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis can affect many areas of the body, but it most commonly causes disease in the lungs. The American Thoracic Society, i...

Reasons for Crackling in the Lungs

Reasons for Crackling in the Lungs. Lung crackles are abnormal breath sounds heard with a stethoscope during a physical exam. Crac...
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