Sinus infections generally just need liquids and rest to resolve. But in rare cases, things could turn serious. That's why it's important to keep your doctor looped in, especially if symptoms last more than seven to 10 days.
If you have a lingering cough or cold, wheezing or shortness of breath, you may have asthma. It's a good idea to see your doctor, get tested and improve your quality of life.
The lung disease pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) leaves people gasping for air and relying on oxygen. But there’s hope for cleaner airways through a “lung washing” procedure.
Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn't involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Whenever the pollen count goes up, so does the number of new asthma cases. Allergists predict seeing a number of new asthma cases this spring because of the coming bad allergy season.
Clamping your nostrils and mouth shut during a sneeze might avoid disturbing others. But it could damage your eardrums or sinuses or cause an ear infection.
In 2012, a National Lung Screening Trial showed evidence in favor of using low-dose computed tomography to detect lung cancer early. In 2014, the CT scan has become the standard of care.
Lots of snow fell this past winter, which means there's lots of water in the ground. That can set the stage for a bad allergy season.
The best time of year to take a vacation is often the best time to catch a big whiff of pollen and get sidelined. Find practical tips for traveling with allergies, whether due to pollen, pets, dust food or bees.