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.
After children head back to school, they go straight into peak virus season. If your child has asthma, this can exasperate the condition. It’s important to anticipate heightened symptoms and have a plan in place, experts say.
Weather can affect a number of health conditions, including asthma, allergies and even headaches. Here is how these three health conditions can be aggravated and affected by weather — and expert advice on what you can do about it.
Air quality and changing weather can sometimes wreak havoc on your ability to breathe. If you have a chronic lung condition, such as asthma or COPD, you may struggle even more with changing weather conditions. Here are some expert tips to help you breathe easier.
Aggressive treatment of allergies, whether with immunotherapy or sinus surgery, may help reduce the risk of developing a worse airway disease, like asthma.
If you greet the end of winter with a little bit of dread, it’s a safe bet that you have hay fever, also known as seasonal allergies. If this is you, the arrival of warm weather also is the onset of misery because of the sneezing, wheezing, coughing and itchy eyes that the arrival of … Read More