[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7l8NMgdqo4&w=560&h=315] With the spread of the Zika virus and other insect-borne ... Read More
Definition Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive lung disease in which the airways of the lungs become damaged, ... Read More
Cold Weather & Your Lungs
With winter on our doorstep, many of us are looking forward to the beauty of the season and the unique social and recreational activities ... Read More
This Incurable Lung Disease Goes Undiagnosed In Millions Of Smokers
Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds. Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function ... Read More
Q&A: How Does COPD Affect Pregnancy?
=Q: How does COPD affect pregnancy? A: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult ... Read More
My Story With ‘Ask Dr. Renee’: “I Am Eric Garner” #ICantBreathe
On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner was killed in Staten Island, New York City, after a New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer put him in ... Read More
Why Healthier Teeth May Mean Healthier Lungs
Practicing proper dental hygiene is important for not only the health of your teeth, but also the health of your lungs. This is especially ... Read More
4 Stages Of COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that tends to get worse over time. Although there is no cure, it ... Read More
Hookah: Healthy Or Hazardous?
Ever seen a hookah bar? Chances are you've seen one, as they are popping up in all major cities as the "safe" thing to do instead of smoke. ... Read More
Why Does COPD Cause Weight Loss?
Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) means finding ways to breathe easier, but shortness of breath - dyspnea - doesn't ... Read More
The Deadly Disease Black Men Aren’t Talking Enough About
An estimated 5 percent of the world's population has COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and in the U.S., COPD is the third leading ... Read More
Managing COPD In The Summer
Summer heat and humidity can make it hard to breathe for even the healthiest person. For people with COPD, the summer heat can not only mean ... Read More