Live trees, scented candles and other aromatic holiday decorations can spark severe asthma attacks. Here's how to cut down the risk for a lung-healthy holiday.
When the weather outside turns frightful, there’s nothing cozier than a warm, crackling blaze in the hearth. But a wood-burning fire in your fireplace can cause health problems.
The FDA recently approved two new drugs to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. These drugs have been shown to slow the progression of this previously untreatable disease.
People who have a history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism may be at risk for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Here’s what you need to know.
If you’re an athlete with asthma, you don't have to hold back. With proper medication and conditioning, you can participate fully in sports.
Doctors someday might diagnose lung cancer through a simple blood test – which would enable detection of the disease at an earlier stage and could result in more effective treatment.
If fall means sneezing, wheezing and suffering for you, you can start to find relief for allergies by knowing the facts. Test your knowledge in this quiz.
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.