The lungs: what do they do, and what can go wrong?
Today is Lung Health Day
Lungs are the primary organs of the respiratory system. Part of a network of organs and tissues that help you breathe, the lungs perform a vital function by removing carbon dioxide from the blood and adding oxygen to it. They keep us alive, yet for the most part we don't think about them. But we can't take them for granted. Indeed, it's crucial to keep your lungs healthy.
How exactly, though, do the lungs function? And what can damage them? Click through and inhale these interesting facts about your lungs.
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