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February 2, 2018Simple tips to help a smoker quit

Around 15% of the UK population are smokers – that’s 7.6 million people. Yet smoking is still a leading cause of preventable death, contributing to diseases including COPD, PAD, lung cancer, stroke and coronary heart disease. So if you’re a smoker and want to quit, what can you do? Assess your habit Most smokers underestimate […]

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September 25, 2013Lung screening and lung function

Lung screening and lung function tests – NEW REPORT The European Respiratory Society has issued a report entitled “The European Lung White Book” that comments that: conditions of the lung cause 1 in 10 deaths in Europe with mortality as a result of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) expected to rise. It estimates […]

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