Copyright 2009 Advisory Plank Kaiser and Company Family Foundation. All rights reserved.. Catholic bishops demand changes in healthcare legislation CNN: ‘Senior Catholic bishops are threatening to oppose the health care bill under consideration in Congress if lawmakers don’t make significant reforms regarding federally funded abortions and additional issues.’ The bishops delivered a letter to associates of Congress that ‘follows a recent Senate Finance Committee vote that defeated Republican amendments that Democrats stated would broaden current limitations of federal financing for abortion.This identifies a condition where the lung collapses with no apparent trauma or injury. Abnormal, small, air-packed sacs in the lung called blebs typically rupture and leak surroundings into the pleural space, resulting in the spontaneous pneumothorax. This happens in the instances of tall and slim people, who because of the shape of their lungs and chest cavity, are more susceptible to these defects seemingly. Shortness of breath and razor-sharp, stabbing chest pain develops in apparently healthful people. Cigarette smokers are at greater risk for spontaneous pneumothorax. Recreational medication users who inhale deeply and forcefully are also at greater risk. Immediate trauma to the chest wall from either penetrating or blunt trauma causes this problem. Trauma also can result from diagnostic or therapeutic medical procedures that can result in a punctured lung such as needle aspiration of liquid from the pleural space, a lung biopsy, or insertion of a big IV catheter into a vein near the throat.