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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There’s a whole lot of contradicting science on the impact smoking has ulcerative colitis. We dig through it all to get you the answers you need.
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.
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?