Many smokers believe that menthol cigarettes are safer. But research suggests that their health risks are even greater than regular cigarettes.
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.
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.
Parents and seniors are likely familiar with Pneumovax23. What do you know about the new Prevnar13?
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease narrow the airways and make breathing difficult. However, they affect the airways in slightly different ways.