The lungs are different from most of the other organs in your body because anything you breathe in can affect your lungs. Your lungs’ delicate tissues are directly connected to the outside environment.
Colds or other respiratory infection can sometimes become very serious. There are several things you can do to protect yourself this winter.
Interested in getting healthier lungs? Learn more about lung health and quitting smoking, visit smokefree.gov.
Source: American Lung Association
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