Ready to quit smoking? While it can be tough to kick the habit, nicotine replacement therapy, relaxation techniques and having a support system are just a few of the ways you can successfully quit.
Worried About Pneumonia? Why the Vaccine Is Your Best Defense
Keeping our lungs healthy is priority-one in today’s climate! The pneumonia vaccine is a step toward ensuring that. Learn more about who benefits most from the vaccine and who should avoid it.
Bronchitis vs. Pneumonia: How to Tell the Difference
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.
House Fires: The Fatal Danger Beyond the Flames
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.
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How Wildfire Smoke Impacts Your Health
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.
The Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke — Especially to Children and Those Who Don’t Smoke
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.
Fire Pits, Bonfires and Your Lungs: Safety Tips to Follow
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.
Lung Cancer Screening: Do You Need It?
A pulmonologist discusses what lung cancer screening entails and who can benefit from it. Plus the pros and cons of this cancer screening.
5 Tips to Help You Breathe Easier in Hot or Cold Weather
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.
Cystic Fibrosis: 5 Ways to Help Your Child Live a Longer, Healthier Life
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.