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.
Cigarettes that are branded as ‘natural’ may mislead smokers to believe that they are safer, when they actually carry many of the same risks as other products.
Household dust may be exposing you to a host of potentially toxic chemicals from products you use every day. Here’s how to stay safe.