Often, patients with the rare lung disease LAM are misdiagnosed with asthma or even emphysema. But getting the right diagnosis matters, because definitive LAM treatment is now available.
Even if you’ve been a lifelong smoker, it is never too late to quit. In this infographic, our experts explain how your lungs – and the rest of your body – begin recovering, less than half an hour after you quit.
The critical life functions that our facial organs perform may seem pretty obvious. Yet, when it comes to the nose, there is more than meets the eye.
Keeping the air quality high in your home, car and workplace is important for your health. Find out how to minimize indoor air pollution.
The cost of your annual lung cancer screening may now be covered by Medicare, according to guidelines released recently by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Find out if you are eligible.
Experts and studies contend that air pollution can affect respiratory and cardiovascular health. Find out who benefits most from air purifiers.
Contributor: Nathan Pennell, MD When Peter Jennings, the long-time news anchor for ABC, announced that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer nearly a decade ago, he admitted he had smoked most of his life. He said that he had weakened and taken up smoking again after the attacks on 9/11. Implicit in this admission was a … Read More
Spring allergies are caused by tree pollens; early summer allergies are triggered by grasses; fall allergies tend to come from weeds such as ragweed and molds.
Air quality and changing weather can sometimes wreak havoc on your ability to breathe. If you have a chronic lung condition, such as asthma or COPD, you may struggle even more with changing weather conditions. Here are some expert tips to help you breathe easier.
Aggressive treatment of allergies, whether with immunotherapy or sinus surgery, may help reduce the risk of developing a worse airway disease, like asthma.