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.
You may be surprised to hear that asbestos still lurks in many older homes and offices. Learn more about the risks of asbestos exposure.
If you have emphysema and find it difficult to breathe, you may be interested in a promising new treatment involving special spring-like coils placed in patients’ lungs.
Do you have spring allergies? For some people, starting treatment three months before the season will offer longer-term relief. Newer, under-the-tongue allergy tablets can help protect your body in advance of the season.