Cancer Screenings
Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Some facts about cancer are more well known than others. For example, you may know that skin cancer is the most common cancer among both men and women. You may also be familiar with mammograms and colonoscopies and their importance in cancer screening. And when it comes to lung cancer, …

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Coping with Cancer
The Stigma of Lung Cancer - Grandmother with cancer receiving hug from child

Overcoming the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Most of the time, when someone receives a cancer diagnosis, we typically shower them with support and sympathy. But lung cancer patients often have a different experience. About 80 to 90 percent of lung cancer deaths are related to cigarette smoking, so many people view this cancer as a self-inflicted …

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Tobacco-Free Living
cigarette alternatives

Up in Smoke: The Truth About Cigarette Alternatives

It’s no secret smoking is bad for your health. It increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer (lung and otherwise) — and it’s the single largest cause of preventable death in the United States. And while cigarette smoking is slowly but steadily declining, many people are turning to …

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Healthy Lifestyles

Thirdhand Smoke: More Danger When You Light Up

You may have heard of secondhand smoke, but did you know that smoke can be thirdhand? Roughly 42 million Americans use tobacco, but millions of nonsmokers are being affected, too. Here’s what you need to know to protect you and your family: Secondhand Smoke vs. Thirdhand Smoke: What’s the Difference? …

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Lung Health

Raise the Smoking Age to 21? What the Experts Say

In 31 years of practicing medicine as a lung specialist, you see more than your share of evidence of the harmful effects of smoking. That’s why Henry Ford pulmonologist Daniel Ouellette, M.D., is adding his voice to the growing group of physicians, researchers and public health officials who advocate for …

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