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If sputum, a mixture of mucus and saliva, is not cleared from the lungs, it can cause ongoing inflammation and damage. These tips if done regularly, can help keep airways as clean as possible.
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Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.
After the news that a Broadway actress died from an asthma attack at the age of 13, it’s time for a refresher on how to keep your child with asthma safe.
The news is only getting worse for e-cigarettes, which the CDC has linked to more than 450 possible cases of lung disease. We’ve got the latest plus advice on how to stay safe.
Asthma in kids is a huge problem — and a new study nailed down just how much traffic-related pollution is to blame.
The flavorings in e-cigs might be enticing, but new research suggests they can cause significant damage to blood vessels. Here’s what you need to know about vaping—and how to quit all cigarettes for good.
Keeping your house clean can actually make the air dirtier, say researchers. In fact, cooking and cleaning can lead to air pollution similar to a major city.
A common side effect of lung cancer is shortness of breath, which can be uncomfortable and even frightening. Here are some ways to manage the challenge.
Areas of the United States where certain bacteria are most prevalent in showerheads are the same areas where bacterial lung infections are most common.
The respiratory effects of wood smoke vary in men and women, according to a study, but these differences aren’t clear when data is combined.
People who live in homes where wood, coal, and other solid fuels are burned to cook food are at increased risk for serious respiratory problems.