Walking pneumonia, pneumonia’s milder cousin, is an infection that often spreads in schools, colleges and nursing homes. It’s hard to avoid, but you can take steps to prevent it.
Can breathing in wood smoke from your fire pit or bonfire harm your lungs? Learn about the dangers of wood smoke and get seven tips for outdoor fire safety.
You’re getting over a bad cold, but something else is brewing. Upper airway infections can leave your lower airways vulnerable to bronchitis or pneumonia. Learn the difference between the two.
Dangerous residue from tobacco smoke sticks to carpets, walls and other surfaces long after the smoke clears. Find out more about “thirdhand smoke.”
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A food or drug intolerance can be a nuisance, but an allergy may be life-threatening. Find out how to tell the difference and manage your reactions.
While the health risks of e-cigarettes don’t appear to be as great as tobacco smoking, more research is needed. Find out what we know about how cigarettes, cigars and vaping compare.
Food allergy bullying is a growing problem, but parents and children can take steps to help reduce these hurtful, at times life-threatening experiences.
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.