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.
There are more than 1 million house fires in the U.S. each year and more than 3,000 deaths as a result of fires. Learn about the dangers of smoke inhalation.
Wildfire smoke is full of toxins that can affect your health. Air pollutant exposure increases the likelihood you can develop infection from COVID-19 and other respiratory conditions. Find out how to protect yourself from a pulmonologist.
Dangerous residue from tobacco smoke sticks to carpets, walls and other surfaces long after the smoke clears. This is what’s known as “thirdhand smoke.” Find out why children and nonsmokers are at risk.
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Can breathing in wood smoke from your fire pit or bonfire harm your lungs? Learn about the dangers of wood smoke and get some tips for outdoor fire safety.
A pulmonologist discusses what lung cancer screening entails and who can benefit from it. Plus the pros and cons of this cancer screening.
If you have a chronic lung condition, such as asthma or COPD, you may struggle with changing weather conditions. A Cleveland Clinic expert explains tactics to cope with changing weather and tackle breathing issues.
Thanks to advances in treatment, children with cystic fibrosis can much longer, healthier lives than in the past. Learn how to ensure that your child gets the care they need to grow and thrive.
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.
It’s time for mistletoe and holly. But what should you do when holiday scents bring you asthma attacks instead of joy?