If you’re one of those people who smoke just a few cigarettes a week, a new study shows that you’re not escaping the health risks of tobacco.
Minimally invasive thoracic surgery is often less painful and offers a shorter recovery time for early-stage lung cancer patients. Is it a good option for you?
Most lung nodules are benign. However, it’s important to follow screening guidelines to ensure that a malignant nodule is detected and treated in its early stages. Here’s what you should know.
Schools and classrooms may have environmental allergens such as pollen, mold and dust mites — allergy and asthma triggers that can cause adverse reactions in susceptible kids.
When it comes to keeping our lungs healthy, America has a knowledge gap, according to a Cleveland Clinic and Parade magazine survey. Discover what we know — and don’t know — about lung cancer, asthma, indoor air pollution and smoking.
You power-wash your house. Can you imagine power-washing your lungs? That’s how a rare, once-fatal lung disease called pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is treated. Watch what happens in the OR.
The outlook for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) is better than ever. Treatment advances include new drugs that act on CF’s genetic defects.
Tackling a DIY home improvement project can expose you and your family to substances that harm your lungs and cause other health problems. Here are the most common hazards and safety tips for each.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our new series, “The Short Answer.” Pulmonary medicine specialist Jason Turowski, MD, answers this one.
E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, partially because people believe they are safer than cigarettes. But is that really true? Learn more.