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Doctor explaining mechanics of the lungs on an anatomical model.

Non-smoking Asthmatics Have Emphysema Risk

Severe asthma can cause emphysema in people even if they have never smoked. Learn how these conditions affect the lungs, airways, and ultimately, the ability to breath.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.
Doctor with model of lungs.

What Is Bullous Emphysema?

Emphysema is type of chronic obstructive lung disease often caused by smoking.

By John Bottrell