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News and Articles from Guiney Dental Clinic, Ballincollig.

When Should You Stop Brushing Your Child's Teeth?

Most parents begin to introduce dental hygiene at a young age, and start by brushing their child's teeth for them every day. This is an important way to ensure that little ones develop healthy habits and to keep their teeth ...

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Flossing Made Easier: Try The TePe EasyPick Today

A good dental healthcare routine is the most important way to protect your teeth and gums and keep them healthy throughout your life. Brushing twice daily, and visiting a dentist every six months, will help keep your teeth looking ...

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Is There A Link Between Your Tongue, Your Tonsils And Your Sleeping Habits?

Fascinating new research suggests that dentists could have an important role to play in diagnosing a potentially dangerous condition, obstructive sleep apnea, in which blocked upper airways can repeatedly cause breathing to stop ...

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'Healthy Snacks' That May Be Bad For Your Teeth

We all know that there's a link between certain foods and tooth decay. However, it can be tricky to spot all of the potential problems that some foods pose for our dental health, so some of us may be eating damaging foods ...

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Look Younger Today: 5 Effective Tips For A Great Smile

There's no denying it, a great smile is very important. Your smile is what many people cite as the feature they notice first, and many people guess the age of others as significantly lower when they are smiling ...

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Do Men Or Women Take Dental Health More Seriously?

Did you know that women are much more likely than men to visit their dentist regularly? Men and women tend to experience different problems with their teeth and gums, and studies show that men are more likely to visit ...

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A Brighter Smile: Teeth Whitening

Research shows us that our smiles are often the first thing people notice when we meet them for the first time. The sincerity of the smile and the whiteness of the teeth are two factors identified as making a difference ...

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Teaching Kids About Dental Health

Looking after your teeth and gums is a lifelong commitment that will help you to keep smiling well into old age, and it's never too soon to start! Teaching your children about dental health ...

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Fizzy Drinks: Are They Really That Bad?

We are often advised to avoid fizzy drinks, but in the age of frequent media outcry and health advice from every angle, how bad are they really? The bad news for soda addicts is that studies suggest that they may be harming ...

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Gingivitis: The Facts

Gingivitis, or gum disease, is a painful and irritating condition in which the gums become inflamed and may bleed when teeth are brushed. It is usually resolved with good oral hygiene, but if untreated ...

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How Much Sugar In A Smoothie? Why Your Healthy Choices Might Be Harming Your Teeth

Smoothies are often seen as a healthy alternative to fizzy drinks, but new research shows that the sugar content in a smoothie can often be significantly higher than expected, containing up to 2.5 teaspoons of sugar ...

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Is Oral Health Related To Cognitive Decline?

Recent studies suggest that there may be a link between the frequency of oral health problems and cognitive impairments, in particular, in elderly people with dementia ...

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Guiney Dental voted Best Dental Surgery in Cork

Guiney Dental are delighted to announce that they were recently voted 'Best Dental Surgery in Cork' at the 2016 Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards. The awards, which are ...

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When to worry about a bump, sore, or swelling in your mouth

We've all had that sinking feeling when the word 'cancer' is mentioned, and yet each year, around 7500 new cases of mouth cancer are diagnosed, some of which will go on to ...

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Sugar tax no silver bullet when it comes to oral health

In a recent speech delivered at the annual conference of the Irish Dental Association (IDA) in Galway, Dr Anne Twomey said that Ireland's youth were in the grip of a dental health ...

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Foods That Protect Against Tooth Decay

We all know that sugary snacks are a big no-no when it comes to keeping our teeth healthy, but did you know that some foods could actually help to protect against tooth decay?

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How Does Your Oral Health Affect Your General Health?

We often think about keeping our mouths healthy in terms of ensuring that our teeth stay pearly white, but good oral health is so much more than this. Conditions that affect our oral health can influence our whole bodies and reflect many underlying conditions ...

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Do Your Gums Bleed When You Brush?

We all know that a good oral hygiene routine is vital to keep teeth and gums healthy, but what if your gums bleed when you're brushing your teeth? There can be many reasons for bleeding gums, and it's important that you understand more about why gums may bleed ...

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Making Dental Visits Easier For Children With Autism

Fear of the dentist is common, and many children find the thought of having a dental check up overwhelming. If your child has autism, however, you may find that it is almost impossible for him or her to get through a dental examination, and this can be stressful ...

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Dental Implants: 5 Reasons Why They Could Work For You

Losing a permanent tooth can be very traumatic, and research shows that it can have an effect on the way you are perceived by others, too. Many people who lose teeth through accidents or illness report that they feel less confident in social and working environments ...

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Sensitive Teeth: What Can Help?

Sensitive teeth can be very painful and can make eating, drinking or brushing your teeth a very unpleasant experience. Teeth may become sensitive if gums recede, or if tooth enamel is worn down or cracked, and the problem may become worse if damage becomes more extensive ....

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Get Healthy Teeth For Life

With healthy teeth, you can eat great food and dazzle the world with a beautiful smile. Many people say that a good smile is the first thing they notice when they meet someone for the first time! Problems with teeth can be painful ...

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Get Kids Brushing With Dental Apps And Games

Encouraging children to get into good oral hygiene habits from an early age can help them to have great dental health for life. For many families, however, the twice daily chore of tooth brushing becomes a battleground, and parents struggle to come up with ever more inventive ....

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Caring for Your Teeth After The Festive Season!

Christmas may be the best time of the year for many reasons, but it's a tricky time for your teeth, and you may be left wondering how to fix the damage that's been done during the festive period. The good news is that it's not too late to be kind to your teeth, and there are some very simple ways to ...

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Stress: How Does it Affect Your Teeth and Dental Health?

We all know that stress can have negative effects on our physical and mental health, but did you know that it could also have an impact on your dental health? Stress can be caused by many different factors, and it is often a side effect of juggling work with family life in our busy environment. Those who ...

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Top Tips for a Healthy Smile in 2016

Now that Christmas is behind us, we're moving towards the warmer months and thinking about what we'll be doing in 2016. The one thing that'll make a huge difference to how we feel when we look back on the photographs of our year is a bright, healthy smile! So it makes sense to spend a bit of time thinking ...

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Pain in Your Wisdom Teeth: Signs and Symptoms

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth that come into your mouth, usually between the ages of 17 and 21, and are known as the third molars. Many people do not have room for these teeth in their mouths, so they are often the cause of pain and irritation. Around 85% of adults will eventually have their wisdom teeth removed, ...

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The Daily Grind: How Coffee Affects Your Mouth

If, like many people, you find it a challenge to get started in the morning without a cup of coffee, you may worry about the problems coffee can cause in your mouth. As the old adage goes, if it can stain your clothes, it can stain your teeth - and it's important to be aware that the tannins in coffee, wine and ...

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The Best After School Snacks for Your Kids

Most children come home from school ravenous, and many parents struggle to find snacks that will fill them up and taste good, too. Many snack products that are available in supermarkets are high in sugar, which is bad news for teeth as well as for general health.

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Oral-B 3D White -Whitestrips

Enjoy our new revolutionary Oral-B 3D White Whitestrips technology

Oral-B 3D White Whitestrips provide a unique and easy option for whitening your teeth at home.

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Mouth Guards: Don't Play Sport Without Them!

Mouth guards are usually made of soft plastic or laminate, and are intended to prevent injuries to the teeth, mouth, cheeks, tongue and jaw while playing sports. Mouth guards are widely available, and are usually designed to be molded to fit your mouth precisely, giving you the best protection against impact injuries.

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Mouth Cancer: What Are the Signs?

Cancers of the mouth are becoming increasingly common, with more than 300 cases reported each year in Ireland. These types of cancer are more common in men than in women, although this is changing, and, for both sexes, figures are rising more quickly than any other cancer in the past twenty-five years.

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Can Gum Disease Lead to Heart Disease?

Taking care of your oral health is vital for your teeth and jaw, but new research shows that it could also be a great way to protect yourself against serious health issues, including heart disease. Research is still ongoing, but there appears to be an emerging pattern of links between periodontal gum disease and heart health.

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Shiny Teeth: How to Encourage Your Child to Brush Consistently

Let’s face it, not many children enjoy brushing their teeth twice a day, and it’s often a source of bedtime battles for families. Here at Guiney Dental, we understand the importance of great dental care from an early age, but we also understand the stress this can cause and we want to help you with this, too!

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Are You Afraid of the Dentist? How to Combat Dental Fear

If you experience fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist, you are not alone! More than 60% of those who attend the dentist report that they feel anxious or worried before they go, and much of this is associated with worry that procedures undertaken by the dentist will be painful. Anticipating or imagining pain is common, and does not usually prevent people from seeking dental help.

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Dental Sealants: What Are They and How Long Do They Last?

Applying dental sealants is a very simple process that is often recommended to protect teeth from decay. It only takes a few minutes to apply and is intended to protect the teeth for several years so is often seen as a routine part of dental care.

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Smoking And Your Oral Health

We all know that smoking is not good for us, and our long term health can suffer many ill effects as a result of the habit, but did you know that it can also have severe and long-lasting effects on the health of your mouth?

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Braces? Who Needs Them?

Braces are often seen as a rite of passage in adolescence and so many teenagers now have orthodontic treatment that it is seen as cool to wear them. It is also more popular than ever before for adults to request treatment to straighten and align their teeth, and the range of orthodontic treatments available is impressive – and much more affordable than in the past.

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Missing Teeth? Get Your Confidence Back With Dental Implants

Losing a tooth can be distressing and have a negative effect on your confidence, causing you to feel anxious or worried about having a gap in your mouth. Don’t worry! There are many ways to solve this problem and an experienced dentist can help you to feel better about yourself and your teeth.

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Infection Control And Your Dentist

Your dental hygiene is vitally important and regular visits to the dentist should be a core part of this. However, if hygiene standards are not adhered to in your dental practice, there is a risk of picking up infection and disease during your visit. Laws and regulations are in place to set high expectations from your dental practice, and you should be able to relax in the knowledge that your health is in good hands.

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Flossing: Do I Really Have To?

We all have busy lives and when you're rushing to get to work or can't wait to hit your pillow, flossing might seem impossible to fit in. If this sounds familiar, you might find it useful to change the way you think about flossing and learn about the positive effects it can have on your teeth so that you are more inclined to find the time for it.

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What Should I Do If a Tooth is Knocked Out?

A gleaming smile is something that many people highlight as a desirable feature in others, but what if a tooth gets knocked out? It is fairly common for children and adults to knock teeth out in accidents or falls and it is useful to know what you can do to prevent further damage and, if possible, avoid losing teeth permanently.

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What Causes Staining on Teeth?

Stained and discoloured teeth can be an upsetting problem and the good news is that there’s plenty that can be done to solve it! If you’re catching the problem early, it’s great news as you’ll be able to prevent staining rather than trying to reverse it, which is much easier to do. However, don’t be disheartened if you’re already living with stained teeth, there are many options for you to try.

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Oral Hygiene and Your Teenager

A Teenager will often feel self conscious about their appearance and any problems with their teeth will increase their worries. Talk to your teen about any concerns they may have and support them in finding solutions to their issues. A good dentist will understand that this can be a tricky time and will be on hand to reassure and offer help and support to keep your teen smiling.

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How to Care for Your Baby's Gums

Your baby's first tooth is an exciting milestone for parents and one which often causes disruption as most babies experience pain and discomfort as their teeth move around in their gums before breaking through. Crying, red cheeks and excessive dribbling are all common symptoms of teething and you can watch out for these and help to relieve your baby's pain.

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How Much Sugar is Too Much?

Sugar is widely considered to be the root of many evils, especially where your teeth are concerned. Consuming sugar can cause tooth decay and erosion of the enamel that protects your teeth and the more frequently you consume sugar, the higher your risk of decay becomes. With links proven to many health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and lowered immunity, it is more important than ever to be aware of the impact your diet can have on your health and your teeth, and to keep an eye on the amount of sugar you consume.

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Mouth Ulcers: Why Do They Occur?

Mouth ulcers are a very common health problem with one in five adults and 5-10% of children suffering from them on a regular basis. Most of us will experience a mouth ulcer at some time in our lives and there is no specific medical treatment to help prevent or treat ulcers – they usually heal spontaneously within 10-14 days and although irritating and painful, do not have lasting health implications.

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Are You Happy With Your Smile?

It's official, people do judge one another on first impressions and recent studies have shown that one of the most noticeable aspects of a person's appearance is their smile. We make instant judgments about how happy, successful and intelligent other people are based on their smiles and it's certainly worth putting in the effort to ensure you have a smile to make the right impression!

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Your Dental Health: What Can Your Hygienist Do For You?

Visiting your Dentist is the first step in caring for your family's teeth but to keep you all smiling, it's important to get to know your Dental Hygienist and the services he or she can offer you. Most Dental surgeries have a Hygienist who can see the whole family regularly to help prevent problems and maintain good oral health.

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Listen to Your Teeth: Five Things Your Teeth are Trying to Tell You…

Whilst it’s true that your teeth cannot talk, they’re actually surprisingly good at sending you signals. When teeth hurt, or you notice that something has changed with your teeth or gums, it’s generally your body’s way of letting you know that something isn’t quite right.

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Everything You Need to Know about PRSI and Medical Card Entitlements in Ireland.

Pay related social insurance (PRSI) and medical cards are really important if you’re over 16 years of age in Ireland. Without them, you may find yourself in a position where you’re unable to access the dental care you require, unless you pay in full for the services.

If you’re confused about any aspect of PRSI or medical cards, here are some commonly asked questions, with some helpful responses.

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Private Health Insurance for Dental Treatment: Is it Worth it?

Many health insurance plans now offer additional insurance for your teeth, covering costs in the event of any dental treatment being required. As with any form of insurance, this often leaves people scratching their heads and questioning whether or not it really is worth it; especially if they consider their teeth to be in good health.

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Can Stress Cause Problems with Your Wisdom Teeth?

A few years ago, famous golfer Rory McIlroy pulled out of a round, due to problems with a painful tooth. Naturally, the media seized upon this as a chance to criticise his ‘excuse’; but most dentists across the world were more sympathetic.

The truth is, a painful tooth can be really quite debilitating, and this is never more so than with wisdom teeth. If untreated, an impacted wisdom teeth can cause significant pain; as anyone who has suffered with one can testify!

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Whiter, Brighter Smiles: What to Expect When You Have Your Teeth Whitened

There aren’t many more attractive things in life than a gleaming smile. White, even teeth are associated with youth, health and beauty; and it’s not surprising that so many people covet the look so much.

However, years of smoking, eating the wrong foods and damage can cause teeth to discolour and stain; which has a really aging effect to your appearance. Thankfully, the situation can be reversed, by arranging to have your teeth whitened.

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Cosmetic Dentistry: The Most Effective Ways You Can Improve Your Smile.

When you look at images of Hollywood celebrities, they all seem to have something in common; bright, shining smiles. Beautiful teeth are very much associated with attractiveness, youth and good health; which can leave you feeling depressed if you know your teeth aren’t really looking their best.

Smoking, poor diet and damage to the tooth enamel can cause teeth to decay, discolour and crack. If this sounds like you, and you’re sick of hiding your teeth behind an awkward, close-lipped smile every time you pose for the camera, it might be time to make some changes!

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Forget TV Dramas…Do You ‘Love / Hate’ the Dentist?

There’s no denying that the hit TV series ‘Love / Hate’ has done little to improve the perception of dentists in Ireland; thanks to the alarming portrayal of Andrew, the rather worrying ‘cowboy’ dentist. Carrying out crown surgery on perfectly healthy teeth? Yikes!

Thankfully, the reality is far removed from the fictitious world of this crime drama, and the vast majority of dental practitioners in Ireland are dedicated, experienced professionals (phew!). However, the programme has led many people across the country to start discussing their attitudes regarding dentists; and for those that experience nervousness of dentistry to talk about their feelings more openly.

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The Perfect Match for Your Teeth: Things to Look For When Choosing a Dentist

Whether you’ve just moved into the area, or simply want to locate a new dentist for yourself and your family, it’s important to ensure that you choose the right practice for your requirements.

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Smile with Confidence: How to Keep Your Teeth White and Healthy

Are you one of those people who deliberately cover their mouth whenever a camera is pointing in their direction? Does the mere idea of a smiling ‘selfie’ fill you with dread? If this sounds like you, you’re certainly not alone. Many people in Ireland feel self-conscious about the state of their teeth; some to the point where they would rather not smile at all than risk showing their not-so-pearly whites to the world.

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Freda Guiney nominated for Upcoming Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist Awards 2014

Irish dental patients across the country will come forward in their hundreds to lend their support to the good work of their local dentist. The upcoming Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist Awards 2014 invites people to nominate their dentist if they believe they have gone above and beyond normal patient care. From regular check-ups to toothaches, emergency treatment on broken teeth to anxious children in need of coaxing into the chair, the stories all demonstrate the excellence of the Dental Profession in this country.

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Personality Tests by Teeth? Amazing Things Your Teeth Reveal About You.

You’ve probably heard of palm reading. You may have even heard about phrenology, which is all to do with reading the planes of the face to gain insight into character…apparently!

However, chances are that you’ve never heard about the fine art of identifying character traits by teeth.

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Mouth Cancer Awareness: Signs, Symptoms and Vital Information.

Mouth cancer is relatively uncommon and accounts for only 1 in 50 cases of cancer. Although generically referred to as ‘mouth cancer’, the cancer can start in a number of places; including the lips, inside the cheeks, under the tongue and even right behind your wisdom teeth.

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Bad Breath? 5 Steps to Take to Minimise Bad Breath and Improve Dental Health Today.

Bad breath, or halitosis as it’s known in medical fields, can be a potentially embarrassing condition. Caused by a build-up of bacteria in the mouth, the resulting odours can cause a variety of social issues, and the problem is exacerbated by the fact that most people are unlikely to tell you if your breath is unpleasant.

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Healthy Teeth, Happy Kids! Advice on When to Start Bringing Your Children to the Dentist…and What to Expect When You Go!

From the moment that your baby develops their first tooth, it’s important to start establishing a dental routine for them, to help get them used to the process of caring for their teeth.

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Diet and Your Oral Health: How the Food That You Eat Can Affect Your Teeth

Most people are familiar with that old adage, ‘you are what you eat’. However, when most people hear the phrase, they instantly think of weight or of fitness levels, rather than considering the effects of certain foods on their teeth.

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Stained Smiles and Gum Disease: Why Smoking is Seriously Bad News for Your Dental Health

These days, the health risks associated with smoking are well documented.

Thanks to the thought-provoking campaigns on the television and even on the cigarette packets themselves, most people are familiar with the major illnesses and diseases that accompany smoking; including, of course, lung cancer and other associated conditions.

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