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.
Gender plays an increasingly important role in COPD. Women are underdiagnosed and “hit harder.”
The term “barrel chest” has been used frequently in medical literature, typically to describe a finding during a physical examination. It is also a term used in text books and clinical papers describing an attribute that is suggestive of a clinical p...
Do you know how to use an inhaler correctly? Ineffective technique is a common problem, even among adults who have long-standing COPD or asthma.
People with moderate to severe COPD may be at high risk of falling—especially during a flare.
A complex and expensive procedure, a lung transplant can prolong survival and improve quality of life for those with end-stage lung diseases.
The goal of COPD treatment is not only to prolong life, but also to help maintain independence and alleviate discomfort. Here’s what to expect.