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Tips for Living with COPD

While it may be alarming to receive a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), it’s important to educate yourself about the disease and what treatment choices are available to you. Making these decisions as soon as possible is key to improving one’s quality of life. What is COPD? COPD […]

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YRMC’s Your Healthy Kitchen: Making a Delicious Meal in a Bowl While Raising Awareness for Lung Cancer Screening

Did you know that early detection of lung cancer saves lives and that lung cancer screening services are available at YRMC?  To raise awareness of the vital role regular imaging plays in lung cancer survival, we invited Jennifer Harvey, Nurse Navigator, Lung Cancer Screening and Care at YRMC, onto the […]

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Say No to Tobacco in 2018

Are you thinking about quitting tobacco? We have some very encouraging numbers for you: 20 MINUTES after smoking your last cigarette, your blood pressure decreases and your pulse rate drops to normal. 8 HOURS after quitting, the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. 24 HOURS after quitting, […]

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