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Lung diseases are some of the most common medical conditions in the world. Tens of millions of people suffer from lung disease in the U.S. Smoking, infections, and genetics are responsible for most lung diseases.

From: Lung Diseases Overview WebMD Medical Reference

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Mason, R.  , Elsevier Saunders, 2010.  Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine 5th Edition

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 15, 2018

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Mason, R.  , Elsevier Saunders, 2010.  Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine 5th Edition

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 15, 2018

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