Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
These sweet (not scary!) designs have share-worthy tips and facts for people (and their loved ones) living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Wondering where to begin with a COPD diagnosis? We've got the answers to some of your most pressing concerns about the disease.
Here’s exactly how this chronic disease impacts your lungs, plus how doctors determine the severity to provide the best treatment possible.
If you're trying to kick the habit, you probably won’t find these smoking-cessation techniques in any guidebook, but according to the men and women who tried them, they work!
Catch your breath faster with these COPD-approved tips.
When simply breathing is difficult, meals can quickly become an afterthought. But having a healthy diet is critical for lung function. We've got a few simple strategies that can help you eat better and feel better, too.
Small changes in temperature and humidity can make a big difference in how you feel when you have COPD. Here’s what to look out for.
Obesity has important effects on the respiratory system and can worsen COPD symptoms. Extra weight means an extra load on your lungs.
Lung capacity can be drastically decreased by respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma. Learn more about the complications of having a reduced lung volume.
In a phase II clinical trial, targeted lung denervation, a procedure used to open the airways, was shown to be safe and effective in people with COPD.
Asthma inhalers have changed significantly over time. Learn more about how inhalers, nebulizers, and mists can deliver specific medications to treat asthma.
Our guide to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease explains everything you need to know about how COPD progresses, how it’s best treated, and most important, how you can keep doing the things you love to do.