lung health

Woman hand holding chest pain, difficulty to breathe

COPD 101

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is on the rise in women. Here’s what you need to know.

Lung Cancer Treatment: Next Steps After Diagnosis

Lung Cancer Treatment: Next Steps After Diagnosis

Here’s what to do if you’ve been diagnosed with lung cancer and what you need to know about lung cancer treatment options

Tratamiento contra el cáncer pulmonar Siguientes pasos después del diagnóstico

Tratamiento contra el cáncer pulmonar Siguientes pasos después del diagnóstico

Aquí encontrarás lo que debes hacer si te diagnosticaron cáncer pulmonar y lo que debes saber acerca de las opciones de tratamiento de cáncer pulmonar

Understanding the Different Types of Lung Cancer

Understanding the Different Types of Lung Cancer

Here’s what you need to know about the leading cause of cancer death among women

Entender los varios tipos de cáncer de pulmón

Entender los varios tipos de cáncer de pulmón

Aquí encontrarás lo que debes saber acerca de la principal causa de muerte para las mujeres

Women Who Have Never Smoked Can Get Lung Cancer

Women Who Have Never Smoked Can Get Lung Cancer

Learn the risk factors, symptoms and causes of lung cancer in non-smokers

 Mujeres que nunca han fumado pueden desarrollar cáncer pulmonar

Mujeres que nunca han fumado pueden desarrollar cáncer pulmonar

Obtén información acerca de los factores de riesgo, síntomas y causas de cáncer pulmonar de personas que no fuman

Female Japanese Physician Studying X-Ray Imagery

Early Screening for Lung Cancer Can Be a Lifesaver

Lung cancer kills more women than any other cancer. Here’s what to know about early screening.

Female Japanese Physician Studying X-Ray Imagery

Las pruebas tempranas para detectar cáncer de pulmón pueden salvar vidas

El cáncer de pulmón mata más mujeres que cualquier otro tipo de cáncer. Aquí encontrarás lo que debes saber sobre pruebas tempranas.

female legs on electronic scale

Obesity Puts You at Higher Risk for Severe Illness from Covid-19

Living with obesity can make Covid more dangerous. See how you can protect yourself.

female legs on electronic scale

La obesidad te da un mayor riesgo de enfermarte gravemente de covid-19

Vivir con obesidad puede hacer que el covid-19 sea más peligroso. Mira cómo puedes protegerte.

Woman hands holding lung

Lung Cancer 101

You don’t have to smoke to be at risk for lung cancer. Learn the signs of this serious disease.

Susan Smedley

Surviving Lung Cancer Helped Me Embrace the Connection Between Body and Mind

I now own a yoga studio and help other cancer patients and survivors cope

Lungs Health stock photo

Lung Cancer Kills an Alarming Number of Women — But There’s Hope

There are many misconceptions about risk factors and treatment options for lung cancer

Struggling to Quit Smoking? Your Genes Might Be at Fault

Struggling to Quit Smoking? Your Genes Might Be at Fault

How environment, behavior and genetics affect nicotine dependence

Vape teenager. Young pretty white girl in a cap smoking an electronic cigarette opposite modern brown background on the street in the winter. Bad habit. Close up.

​E-Cigarettes Get FDA Approval: 5 Essential Reads on the Harms and Benefits of Vaping

The authorization only relates to tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes and not the wider range of flavors that critics say are aimed at younger consumers

Bess Siegal

I Never Smoked and Got Lung Cancer

The worst-case scenario happened to me. And I'm stronger and more grateful because of it.

Cute girl in Barcelona smoking e-cigarette and using smartphone

Vape Sellers Are Using Popular Music Videos to Promote E-Cigarettes to Young People – and It’s Working

Teens and young adults spend several hours a day looking at their phones and watching videos, many of which might contain product placements for vaping.

Senior woman talks with female healthcare professional about Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

What do you need to know about diabetes and heart disease? Nieca Goldberg, M.D., suggests questions to ask if you have either or both conditions.

Put That Cigarette Out

Put That Cigarette Out

Smoking is dangerous, but quitting's not easy. Here are some tips for how to quit for good.

For Now, I’m Managing my Unpredictable Chronic Illness With Yoga and Mindfulness

For Now, I’m Managing my Unpredictable Chronic Illness With Yoga and Mindfulness

The breathwork and focus of Kundalini yoga are helping me thrive, despite my sarcoidosis diagnosis.

What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends. A Pulmonologist Explains.

What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends. A Pulmonologist Explains.

Advanced age is associated with significantly worse outcomes for older patients, and even those who survive are unlikely to return to their previous level of functioning.

Vaping and Depression: What’s the Connection?

Vaping and Depression: What's the Connection?

Vaping, already linked to lung damage, may also have harmful psychological effects, a new study suggests.