Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) can be deadly, but if they are caught early, they can be treated and the risk eliminated. The key is to get routine ultrasound screening as appropriate based on your age and risk.
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.
Frequent nosebleeds or red blood spots on the skin may be signs of a rare blood vessel disorder known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, or HHT. Find out who should be screened.
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.
Have you ever wondered why, in 2015, lung cancer is still such a deadly disease? You might not realize how common or deadly lung cancer is.
We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact your vital organs. Find out how you can protect yourself.
The uncomfortable reality is this: No one knows how long any one person will live, and patients don’t have expiration dates that answer this question.
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.