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Take a Breath this Holiday Season

November falls in a season of gratitude and holiday preparation. Between all the planning and shopping, remember to pause and take a breath. November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Inhale. Exhale. It’s so simple, but just what exactly does that mean? Lungs are hardworking organs and essential to life. They take in oxygen from the air and supply it to red blood cells. Red blood cells distribute oxygen to other organs and tissues. Then, our bodies use the oxygen to make carbon dioxide, a waste product that our lungs expel by exhaling. “We normally take a breath 12-20 times ...

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