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Breathe Easy: A Rehabilitation Program Focused on Your Lungs

March 11-17 is National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Month Sponsored by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week is designed to help the nation understand how important pulmonary rehabilitation programs are to the health and well-being of lung disease patients. This week is also a chance to honor healthcare professionals, specifically respiratory therapists…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…For a Flu Shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 3-9 “For people at high risk, getting the flu can be far more serious than for other people,” says Dr. Matthew CiRullo, family medicine physician. “Flu is more likely to lead to hospitalization or death for people in the high-risk groups, and their first line of defense is vaccination.”…

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COPD is third leading cause of death in U.S.

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. The disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the two most common conditions that contribute to COPD, says the Mayo Clinic….

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New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists offers COPD Clinical Trial

CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists is pleased to offer a new clinical trial for COPD. If you are a current or former smoker living with COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, you may qualify for this clinical research study. To participate, you must: > have a history of heart disease or stroke OR…

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Clinical Trials available at CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists

CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists is pleased to offer a variety of clinical trials. Following is a list of currently available Clinical Trials: COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis Diabetes Uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes in African Americans Lupus (observational study) Heart Failure (observational study) Patients interested in a Clinical Trial can call 252-639-5984 or 252-639-2480 for…

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