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Music Breathes Life Into Lung Transplant Recovery

Music Breathes Life Into Lung Transplant Recovery

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 28, 2014) A Broadway musician who underwent two lung transplant surgeries is breathing life into his recovery with harmonica therapy. Larry Rawdon's condition has improved to the point where he is now teaching fellow transplant patients how to exercise their lungs by bringing music into their lives. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Researchers Breathe Life Into Hopes for Lab Grown Lungs

Researchers Breathe Life Into Hopes for Lab Grown Lungs

Reuters (Dec. 22, 2013) Scientists in New York have successfully turned human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells for the first time. It's a breakthrough the researchers at Columbia University believe could lead to the creation of lab-made lungs, using a patient's own cells. Sharon Reich reports.
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Study: Sudden Deaths May Increase Lung Donation

Study: Sudden Deaths May Increase Lung Donation

AP (Nov. 18, 2013) Researchers say a little-known fact - that lungs can stay alive for hours after someone dies - could increase the number of lungs suitable for transplant. A new study involves sudden deaths, precision timing and a sci-fi like test chamber. (Nov. 18)
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What to Do After a COPD Diagnosis

What to Do After a COPD Diagnosis

Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there are a lot of ways you can manage your condition. Dr. David Sanderson explains what a woman should do once diagnosed with COPD.
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