Many smokers believe that menthol cigarettes are safer. But research suggests that their health risks are even greater than regular cigarettes.
GOLD Guidelines to Treat COPD Updated
If you have COPD, you’re probably more satisfied with the quality of your health care when you have the chance to ask your doctor questions. This quiz could help you start that conversation during your next visit.
COPD patients commonly use inhaled corticosteroids on a regular basis for maintenance of their condition. Here are the latest guidelines for their safe use.
For hospitalized COPD patients who have breathing difficulties not severe enough for intubation, noninvasive ventilation helps, studies show.
Inhaler costs are a particular challenge for patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Quitting smoking can be daunting, but it can pay off more quickly than you expect. What happens days, months, and years after quitting?
Part 4 of a four-part series. In this article: Cutting-edge treatments fighting lung cancer.
Getting the best treatment once lung cancer has been diagnosed, typed and classified.
This is part two in a series on lung cancer. How do clinicians diagnose and classify the disease?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.