Candy can have ingredients and additives that are harmful to kids with food allergies. Find out how a teal pumpkin can help these children enjoy Halloween.
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.
If you have sarcoidosis, your doctor may prescribe steroids at some point during your treatment. Specific types of steroids can treat the symptoms of this inflammatory condition, which often affects the lungs. But steroids are not for everyone. Used long-term, steroids present a long list of potential side effects. That’s why doctors often look for “steroid-sparing” … Read More