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Pulmonary edema occurs when air sacs in the lungs fill with fluid. It's often a life-threatening emergency.
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Coma is often a complication from a severe brain injury that leaves a person unconscious and unresponsive. Many people recover from this condition.
High blood pressure during pregnancy can pose health risks for you and your baby. Understand how to manage this condition and prevent complications.
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Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.
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Treatments and drugs
Blood transfusions boost blood levels that are low due to surgery, injury or disease. Learn about the benefits, risks and what to expect.
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