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Smoking and Tobacco Use
You take 20,000 breaths every day, and your lungs work 24/7 to keep you alive. Test your knowledge of COPD, and learn why it's vital to be aware of the risk factors and symptoms of the disease.
Bill McWhite was vacationing along the Texas Gulf Coast — a time a person would traditionally be relaxing — when his body let him do anything but unwind.
You’ve decided to pursue weight loss surgery. You’ve found out your insurance provides coverage. You’ve attended all your pre- and post-operative appointments. You’ve discovered you are a good candidate for weight loss surgery. Now, you are told that you have to stop the use of tobacco products before you can have surgery. Why is this necessary?