- More Research, Advocacy Can Improve PAH Disparities
Learn about the health disparities affecting people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and see which solutions are working to stop inequalities in care.
- Advocates Decry ‘Environmental Apartheid’ in Port Cities
Shipping industries boomed during the pandemic. Without the protection of a gutted Environmental Protection Agency, communities next door are paying the price.
- Keeping Track of Your Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
A lung specialist explains two common tests doctors use to monitor your PAH.
- Living My Life to the Fullest With Pulmonary Hypertension
Nicole Creech was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension 12 years ago, and she’s still going strong.
- Signs Your PAH Treatment Isn't Working
Know what to look for and which steps to take when your pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment isn't going the way it should.
- Exercising When You Have Pulmonary Hypertension
Staying active can benefit your condition. Learn ways to get moving safely.
- CBD Oil and Lung Disease
CBD products abound, in all kinds of forms. Despite marketing claims, there’s no proof they’ll help lung disease. Learn the facts on CBD and where research stands.
- Lung Disease and Masks: Myths and Facts
If you have a lung disease like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it’s important to take steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 and other viruses. But you might be wondering if wearing a face mask to lower your risk of illness will make it harder to breathe, or even make your lung disease worse.
- When Lung Disease Interrupts Your Exercise Routine
Chronic lung disease can make you feel breathless and sap your muscle tone. You may be afraid to exercise or do the activities you once enjoyed. Exercise is not only safe with lung disease, it improves your breathing, strength, and self-esteem. Find out how to get back into exercise if your lung disease has sidelined you recently.
- Lung Disease: Facts You Need to Know
Many people newly diagnosed with lung disease want answers now, rather than finding them out on their own later. Learn what to ask your doctor upfront, and how to gather other tools to manage lung disease.
- Coronavirus: 5 Ways to Control What You Can
During a crisis, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. Left unrecognized or ignored, anxiety and stress can have negative consequences on your physical, emotional, and mental health. Try these five strategies to manage your feelings.
- What Are the Early Warning Signs of Vaping Illness?
Many people have been hospitalized, and some have died from vaping illness. But how do you know if you have it? Here’s what to look out for.
- Exercise With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can make breathing difficult. But along with the right treatments, exercise can make you breathe a little easier.
- Living Your Best With Pulmonary Hypertension
When you have PAH, a few key lifestyle strategies can help you thrive.
- Techniques to Help You Breathe Easier
Anxiety and panic are normal reactions to feeling you can’t get your breath. It’s also hard to watch someone you care for struggle to breathe. WebMD offers tips that COPD patients and caregivers can use during episodes of breathlessness.
- At Last, Quit Smoking for Good
The most important thing anyone with COPD who smokes can do is quit smoking. The second most important thing is to be in a smoke-free environment. Whether you have COPD or are caring for someone with COPD, find out what the experts say about how to quit smoking and make it last.
- Indoor Air Pollution: Are You at Risk?
Cigarette smoke and other irritants can build up indoors, causing allergic reactions, asthma, even lung cancer. Learn about your risk factors and what to do.
- SARS Lessons Unlearned
Will SARS hit hard again this year or in the future? Experts go over what happened and what may be next.
- Diseases From Animals -- What's Next?
As experts are learning, the list of infectious diseases borne from animals is by no means complete.
- Artificial Lung Closer to Clinical Trial
A device the size of a soda can may help buy time for people who need lung transplants.