Is It a Cold or the Flu?

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.
Sue Byrne

Try Speech Therapy for Chronic Cough

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.
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Evolution of Asthma: More Than Just a Lung Disease

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...
John Bottrell

Asthma & Pregnancy: What to Know

If you are a woman with asthma and you are thinking of getting pregnant or if you have just learned that you are expecting a baby, try not to worry.
Kathi MacNaughton

Is it COPD or Another Lung Condition? How Can You Tell?

In Part I we talked about how your doctor figures out if you have COPD or if it is asthma or pneumonia instead. Here in Part II we will discuss Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Cancer, Black Lung Disease, and also find out what was wrong with Jane’s eye and ...
Jane Martin

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