Jones and Son Diamond and Bridal Fine Jewelry in Little Rock, Arkansas announced support of The Arkansas Respiratory Health Association and their event The Women’s Lung Health Conference and Luncheon held this year at the Baptist Health J.A. Gilbreath Conference Center. The event will be held on Friday, March 14, 2008.
Chances are that you or someone you love suffers with a lung disease.
-63% of asthma related deaths occurred in women and females are 15% more likely to be diagnosed with asthma. Women also have consistently higher attack prevelance rates than males.
-Lung cancer causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast, and prostate). Lung cancer rates in women rose more than 150% between 1973 and 2002.
-More than 1.4 million American women have emphysema and COPD and those numbers continue to rise.
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