Do you think of spring when you think about allergies? Many of us do. However, winter and colder temperatures cause problems for allergy sufferers too. As people often stay indoors, dust, pet hair and indoor allergens can affect them.
It’s a sad fact that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD, have trouble doing what connects us to life – they can’t easily breathe. Find four common myths about this condition, as well as tips to cope.
About 10 to 20 percent of people will experience chronic cough in their lifetime. Figuring out the cause can take some detective work. Here are some possible culprits and tips to conquer that cough.
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