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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. Smoke Inhalation

    Information on smoke inhalation, the number one cause of death related to fires.

  3. Bacterial Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs.

  4. 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.

  5. Mesothelioma: Tests, Diagnosis, and Treatments

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

  6. LAM Lung Disease (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis)

    LAM is a progressive lung disease that tends to strike women of childbearing age. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms, causes, treatments, and more.

  7. Walking Pneumonia

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

  8. 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.

  9. Emphysema Symptoms

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

  10. ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

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

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