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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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Clear the Smoke this November: Join the Great American Smokeout!

The American Cancer Society’s 42nd Annual Great American Smokeout takes place November 16. Unfortunately, an estimated 36.5 million Americans still smoke and tobacco use remains this country’s single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death. We all know tobacco is a killer. Those who smoke or use other forms of tobacco are more likely…

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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

You CAN Kick the Habit for Good! (and CCHC Has a Free Way to Help) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year, and that number is predicted to grow unless anti-tobacco actions are increased. According to the 2014 Surgeon General’s Report, more…

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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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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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