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  1. Emphysema

    19 Jul 2018

    Emphysema is generally caused by cigarette smoking or long-term exposure to certain industrial pollutants or dusts...

  2. Respiratory system

    06 Jul 2018

    The respiratory system takes up oxygen from the air we breathe and expels the unwanted carbon dioxide...

  3. Lungs

    09 Mar 2018

    Environmental risks, infections, conditions, management and treatment...

  4. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease

    06 Jun 2018

    NTM lung disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria commonly found in soil and water. It can cause damage to the lungs and make people very ill...

  5. Smoking and tobacco

    12 Jun 2018

    Effects on your body, smoking-related conditions and quitting...

  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - diagnosis (video) [video]

    04 Jul 2018 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - diagnosis (video)

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious, progressive and disabling condition that limits airflow in the lungs. Hear from individuals who have been diagnosed...

    Duration: 6.06

    • Smoking and tobacco - Get help to quit,
    • Smoking and tobacco - Quit and stay quit,
    • Smoking and tobacco - Reasons to stop smoking,
    • Smoking and tobacco - Smoking and health conditions,
    • Smoking and tobacco - Smoking risks throughout life,
    • Lungs - Lung conditions,
    • Lungs - Breathing difficulty,
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    • Health conditons,
    • By body part,
    • Lungs
  7. Respiratory physician

    13 Feb 2019

    A respiratory physician (respiratory and sleep medicine specialist) specialises in diagnosing, treating and preventing conditions and diseases affecting the respiratory system...

  8. Lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    19 Jul 2018

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the collective term for a number of lung diseases that prevent proper breathing...

  9. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

    09 Mar 2018

    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare lung disease that can affect women during their reproductive years...

  10. Life expectancy for Victorians

    14 Sep 2016

    Reducing risk factors will improve the health of Victorians more than developing cures for diseases...