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    Medical Reference Related to Lung

    1. What Is Emphysema?

      Emphysema is a disease of the lungs that can negatively affect breathing. Learn what causes it and what happens.

    2. Lung Diseases Overview

      A common health problem, lung diseases range from mild to severe. WebMD breaks down the information and describes the types and causes of some common lung diseases.

    3. Walking Pneumonia

      WebMD explains what walking pneumonia is, how it is transmitted, and how to prevent catching this infectious type of pneumonia.

    4. Emphysema Symptoms

      WebMD describes the signs and symptoms of the lung disease emphysema.

    5. Mesothelioma: Tests, Diagnosis, and Treatments

      WebMD explains the tests used to diagnosis mesothelioma and what treatments options are available.

    6. Asbestos Exposure

      WebMD explains what asbestos is, where it is most often found, what you need to know about exposure (including who is at risk) and the symptoms, causes, tests, and diagnosis of asbestos-related diseases.

    7. ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

      WebMD examines ARDS, or acute respiratory distress syndrome, and describes its symptoms, causes, and treatments.

    8. Pulmonary Edema: Know the Signs and Get the Facts

      Pulmonary Edema: Get the facts about types, symptoms and what to do

    9. Chemical Pneumonia

      Chemical pneumonia is an unusual type of lung irritation caused by poisons or toxins. Find out more.

    10. Pneumonia: Reducing Your Risk

      Surgery increases your risk of pneumonia. Learn more from WebMD about lowering your risk of pneumonia following surgery.

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