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Quitting Smoking

What are the benefits of quitting smoking? — Quitting smoking can lower your chances of getting or dying from heart disease, lung disease, kidney failure, infection, or…Read more

Cough

What is a cough? A cough is an important reflex that helps clear out the body’s airways (the branching tubes that carry air within the…Read more

Sleep Study

What is a sleep study? — A sleep study is a test that measures how well you sleep and checks for sleep problems. For some sleep studies,…Read more

Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition that makes you stop breathing for short periods while you are asleep. There are 2 types…Read more

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?  An education and exercise program for patients with chronic lung disease. Our Rehabilitation Program at Brunswick pulmonary combines education, exercise endurance,…Read more

Pulmonary Function Test

What are breathing tests? — Breathing tests are a group of tests that measure how well your lungs are working. The terms doctors use for these tests…Read more

Allergy Testing

What is allergy skin testing? — Allergy skin testing is testing that helps your doctor figure out what you are allergic to. Doctors use 2 main types…Read more

Asthma Inhalers

What are inhalers? — Inhalers are devices that put medicine into a form that you can inhale – or breathe in. Different inhalers have different types of…Read more

Asthma

What is Asthma? Asthma is a condition that can make it hard to breathe. Asthma does not always cause symptoms. But when symptoms occur, they…Read more