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April 7, 2015
Heart surgery can be scary. Learn more about how to prepare for your upcoming procedure and discover a breakdown of the timeline leading up to surgery.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: Coughing, electrocardiogram, health care team, heart, heart surgery, preparing for heart surgery, quit smoking, x-ray
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December 16, 2014
Because nicotine is an addictive drug, you can expect to deal with some withdrawal symptoms. Learn how to cope and treat these issues during recovery.
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: cigarettes, Coughing, emotional changes, headaches, Journey to a Smoke-Free Life, mood swings, nicotine, nicotine withdrawal, recovery, sleep deprivation, sleep disturbances, smoking cessation, smoking withdrawal, withdrawal symptoms
November 30, 2014
Do you know what to do when a cold strikes? Discover which medications to take for your symptoms to make yourself more comfortable.
Categorized as: Cold and Flu, Family Health, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: cold, Coughing, fever, headache, sneezing
November 24, 2014
Lung cancer symptoms are similar to cold and flu symptoms. Learn more about these symptoms and find out when it's time for you to see the doctor.
Categorized as: Cancer Care, Lung Cancer
Tagged with: common cold, Coughing, disease, intense coughing, lung cancer, lung cancer symptoms, lung cancers, non-small cell lung cancer, Pain in the chest, small cell lung cancer, sore throats, symptoms
September 15, 2014
Enterovirus D68 is a virus that causes severe respiratory problems in children. Learn more about the virus, its symptoms, and treatment.
Categorized as: Pediatrics
Tagged with: Asthma, breathing, children, cold, Coughing, Enterovirus D68, flu, ill, respiratory, sickness, virus, Wheezing
August 31, 2014
Check out this infographic to learn where germs lurk the most at school and discover ways to stay healthy and germ-free this school year.
Categorized as: Pediatrics, Safety
Tagged with: back to school, classroom, colds, Coughing, diarrhea, flu, food, germs, infographic, respiratory illnesses, school, sneezing, video, weakened immune systems
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March 25, 2014
Asthma attacks worsen your asthma symptoms and requires treatment or intervention. Learn more about asthma attacks, their symptoms, and treatment options.
Medically Reviewed by Urgent Care
Categorized as: Family Health, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: albuterol, Asthma, asthma attack, Coughing, inhaler, shortness of breath, Wheezing