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What People With Lung Disease Should Know About COVID-19
As the number of people infected by the coronavirus grows, certain groups are at greater risk for serious complications. If you suffer from COPD or other forms of lung disease, here’s how the disease impacts your body.
How to Manage Your Child’s Asthma—and What to Do in an Emergency
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.
Why It’s Time to Stop Vaping Now
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.
The Vaping Debate No One’s Talking About
There is no doubt that there are significant dangers associated with e-cigarettes, especially for teens. But some public-health experts say for people who just can’t give up traditional smokes, vaping could help prevent unnecessary cancer deaths. Could there be a middle ground?
When the Weather Makes It Hard to Breathe
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.
Let's Talk About COPD
We’ve got the doctor-approved scoop on the causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with this lung condition easier.
Let's Talk About Lung Cancer Types
That’s right, there isn’t just one—but more than a dozen—different types and subtypes of lung cancer you can get. We asked the experts to walk us through the multiple variations of this challenging disease.
7 Signs It’s Time for Oxygen Therapy for COPD
Oxygen is vital to every major organ in your body. But if you have severe COPD, you might not be getting enough from breathing alone. Here’s when oxygen therapy can help.