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  • Should I Consider a Lung Scan?

    by DeClue, A. | Nov 27, 2023

    Columbus Regional Health has the ability to screen for lung cancer and identify it in early stages. Timely identification and diagnosis of lung cancer is the key to long term survival.
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  • VIDEO: The Importance Of Lung Screening

    by Andrew Laker | Sep 16, 2021

    • Dr. Deepankar Sharma.
    Interventional Pulmonologist Dr. Deepankar Sharma of the Lung Institute leads a discussion on current lung screening practices, why they are so important, and what the future looks like for this process.
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  • VIDEO: Rhonda's Story

    by Andrew Laker | Jun 11, 2021

    • hideme-rhonda
    Rhonda Taggert's lung screening came back clear, however sharp-eyed physicians on the Lung Nodule Review Board noticed blockage in her heart that required triple bypass surgery.
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  • Advanced COPD: GERD is Common

    by Andrew Laker | Sep 08, 2017

    • Elderly man using COPD inhaler
    GERD symptoms include heartburn, sore throat, hoarseness, belching, coughing and wheezing and trouble swallowing.
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  • Understanding Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

    by Andrew Laker | Sep 08, 2017

    • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension illustration
    In this condition, a newborn baby's circulation changes back to the circulation of a fetus, where much of the blood flow bypasses the lungs.
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  • 5 Tips for Controlling Asthma in Children

    by Andrew Laker | Sep 08, 2017

    • Child using asthma inhaler
    If you have a child with asthma, there's a lot you can do to help keep the asthma symptoms under control. Here are five suggestions for an asthma action plan.
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  • Am I At Risk For Lung Cancer?

    by Andrew Laker | Sep 08, 2017

    • Lung Cancer illustration
    There is no sure way to know if you're going to get lung cancer. Certain factors can make you more likely to get lung cancer than another person.
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  • You Can Control Your Asthma

    by Andrew Laker | May 22, 2016

    • Athsma inhaler
    Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. There are 24 million Americans living with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs, causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing.
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