Latest Articles by Deborah Kaplan
This May Not Work After Lung Cancer Spreads
Does radiation therapy help after lung cancer spreads to the brain? This research says it does very little.
Is Older Better With Lung Cancer Surgery?
Older lung cancer patients who get surgery may have longer average survival than younger patients, according to this study.
A Safer Way to Buy a Used CPAP for Sleep Apnea
Secondhand CPAP devices are for sale online at prices that are generally far below full retail cost. But don’t be tempted. Here’s what to do instead.
Vitamin D May Cut Asthma Attacks
High-quality evidence suggests that taking vitamin D along with standard asthma medication can reduce the number of severe asthma exacerbations.
Household Dust Can Be a Health Hazard
Household dust may be exposing you to a host of potentially toxic chemicals from products you use every day. Here’s how to stay safe.
What Is a Spirometry Test?
A spirometry test measures how much air flows in and out of your lungs and can be used to confirm whether you have asthma or another disease.
The Safe Way to Use a Neti Pot
A neti pot can provide relief from nasal congestion by clearing out clogged sinuses. Here’s how to use one safely.