Although cigarette smoking is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer, people who don’t smoke also die from the disease. Here’s why lung cancer is everyone's health concern.
Lungs, Breathing & Allergies
Explore the latest diagnosis and treatment breakthroughs involving a wide range of common and complex allergy- and breathing-related conditions from our Respiratory Institute.
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.
A rare virus similar to the common cold is infecting U.S. children across the Midwest and West. While the virus is not deadly, some children are at risk for developing serious problems.
The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data. Now, a new analysis supports e-cigs as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.
Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.
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.
Scleroderma is a rare disease of the autoimmune system that many people haven’t heard of. Yet recognizing the symptoms can help you get treatment faster – and provide the best chance for a successful outcome.
Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn't involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Whenever the pollen count goes up, so does the number of new asthma cases. Allergists predict seeing a number of new asthma cases this spring because of the coming bad allergy season.