Getting vaccinated for the flu in late summer, particularly for older adults, may mean less protection from the virus as flu season ramps up in the winter.
Keeping Airways Clear with COPD
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.
If your child has asthma, provide the school and your child with what they need to know about the all-important rescue inhaler.
For preteens and teens having asthma and using an inhaler can be downright embarrassing. Here are four ways to help your child cope.
When you’re suffering from nasal congestion and fatigue, it can be tough to determine whether you have an ordinary cold or something more serious like the flu.
Marijuana studies suggest medical benefits might be overstated and lung damage can’t be ignored.
Coughing is a normal reflex necessary to clear secretions and prevent infections. It is initiated by what is known as “irritant receptors” located in the surface of the bronchi of the lungs.
Most people still think of asthma as just a lung disease. This makes sense considering the telltale sign of asthma is difficulty breathing. A rising slew of evidence, however, now has researchers believing asthma is more than just a lung disease, tha...