How Doctors Crack the Code for Your Chronic Cough

A cough lasting eight or more weeks is one of the most common reasons we visit the doctor. But there are many reasons for it, and they sometimes overlap. Learn how our experts unravel the reasons behind your chronic cough.

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Asthma: Women 40 to 60, Young Boys at Greatest Risk

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.

Why America’s Not Breathing Easy (Infographic)

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.

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How You Can Best Combat the Effects of Dry Winter Air

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?

Is Your LAM Being Misdiagnosed as Asthma?

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.