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.
This is the first study of its kind to find an association between asthma and kidney stone formation. The rates of both diseases have been rising over the past 20 years.
Wheezing. Chest tightness. Difficulty breathing. Inhalers and oral steroids will quiet asthma symptoms, but a bad attack can land you in the ER or hospital. Here’s why women aged 40 to 60 and boys aged 1 to 10 are most likely to be hospitalized for asthma.
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.
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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.
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.
Few aspects of colder weather months can be as irritating as dry winter air. From fly-away hair to scaly skin, the cold winter air can wreak havoc on your body’s appearance. But did you know that dry winter air also can make you vulnerable to illness?
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.
Keeping the air quality high in your home, car and workplace is important for your health. Find out how to minimize indoor air pollution.
Experts and studies contend that air pollution can affect respiratory and cardiovascular health. Find out who benefits most from air purifiers.