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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
I Thought I Just Had an Annoying, Nagging Cough—but It Was Actually a Severe Lung Disease
With only 100,000 people affected in the United States, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, is a diagnosis that few are familiar with.
12 Surprising Asthma Triggers You Can Smartly Avoid
7 Signs of Lung Cancer You Might Be Ignoring
11 Foods That May Help You Breathe Better
6 Symptoms of Asthma Every Adult Should Know
10 Clear Signs You Have Exercise-Induced Asthma
Dust Allergy? 7 Smart Strategies to Get Rid of the Dust in Your House
More than 90 percent of household dust comes from tiny flakes of skin and barely visible...
Radon Testing and the 7 Key Things Every Homeowner Should Know
Radon testing is the only way to know whether your home has high levels of...
The Scary Truth Behind That New Car Smell
A lot of people love it, but they don’t realize how harmful it can be for their health.
7 Warning Signs of a Pulmonary Embolism
For one-quarter of the people with this frightening condition, sudden death can be the first...
12 Foods That Can Fight Lung Inflammation
Load your plate with these lung-healthy foods. Antioxidants and other properties in them could ease...
If You Have Asthma, You Need to Eat This Food
New research from Greece suggests the right foods can reduce airway inflammation that leads to...
Why Wildfire Smoke Is Way More Dangerous Than You Realized
As wildfires have ravaged so much of the country recently, an air-quality specialist discusses how...
7 Signs Your Upper Respiratory Infection Is Actually Pneumonia
Upper respiratory infections typically clear up within two to three weeks, but they can develop...
9 Scary Things Air Pollution Does to Your Body
Air pollution—namely ozone and tiny particles—are doing more damage than anyone previously thought....
My Childhood Illness Came Back After 16 Years—And Almost Killed Me
A junior in college studying abroad in Spain could not figure out why she couldn't...
7 Silent Signs You Could Have COPD and Not Know It
Cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, and other symptoms could seem like a cold or allergies....
11 Exercises You Need to Build Better Lungs
There is no scientific proof that exercise can help your lungs grow. But these expert-approved...
9 Ordinary Things in Your Home That Can Damage Your Lungs
From frustrating irritation to life-threatening cancer, these items could cause lung problems you won’t...
12 Things That Pollute the Air Inside Your Home
Levels of air pollution indoors can exceed what's outside. Follow these steps for pollution prevention...
10 Medical Reasons for Your Persistent Coughing
Got a chronic cough that just won’t go away? One of these medical reasons...
15 Surprising Ways to Cut Down Indoor Air Pollution
Research shows that indoor air pollution, often caused by dust mites and mold, can be...
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Why You Might Want to Stop Taking Cough Medicine
Cough medicine may do more harm than good for your cold. Here's what science says...
8 Scary Ways Your Fireplace Could Be Toxic
A roaring fire can really make wintertime more bearable—but could it be dangerous to...
This Vitamin Could Cut Your Risk of Dangerous Asthma Attacks in Half
If you get asthma attacks, you'll want to read about the simple supplement solution that...
The Scary Side Effect of Using Inhalers You Need to Know About
If you're an older adult, and you use an inhaler to deal with asthma or...