lung disease

We count everything that has happened this year as progress, knowing that working together leads to scientific breakthroughs and programs that ease patient suffering. For me, these successes not only help me shake off the blues, but they also fuel my hope that victory is imminent against this dreadful and frightening disease.
Raising awareness about the true health implications, and showing compassion instead of contempt for the millions of Americans struggling with smoking-related diseases, would be even more significant.
My dad was a strong, vibrant man -- and I looked up to him. He was a huge force in shaping my music career, always telling
Now, we are focused on using underlying biology in high-risk families to understand why lung cancer occurs in young, healthy patients who never smoked.
After a disaster, when stress may be ubiquitous and access to medications scant, routine cases of cardiovascular disease, cancer, lung disease and diabetes can quickly evolve into life-threatening emergencies.
Because of research we've helped to fund, however, we're learning that lung cancer doesn't just impact smokers, and we're
On the cusp of the Season of Giving, I thought about writing a very profound and poetic post about my husband's miraculous double lung transplant in September 2013 ... but instead, I think I will skip the poetry and say it straight.
Increased awareness is vital in our fight because that is what drives the research and funding needed to eradicate this disease. Individual people can have a huge impact, and now is time to focus our efforts on transforming lung cancer into a survivable disease.
When you separate the scientific truth from the polluter's fiction, it clear that we don't have to choose between healthy communities and a healthy economy - we can have both.
Anyone who knew her would tell you that Jill Costello hated to lose. She was a fierce competitor as the coxswain for the
Children freak me out. Now, I don't mean they freak me out in general. They freak me out for very specific reasons. Those reasons have to do with my husband, who had a Double Lung Transplant almost two years ago.
The call for increased investment in noncommunicable diseases is growing louder, from rural hospital doctors to the 12 first ladies in Africa who are calling for more financing to fight cancer on the continent. These voices can no longer remain unanswered.
Think about this: more than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Now think about this: in the time it took to read that, you probably took 4-5 breaths. Makes you want to know what was in that air, doesn't it?
With COPD it often becomes more and more difficult for people to breathe over time because the air sacs that carry air from the nose and mouth to the lungs become less elastic.
I initially kept my diagnosis private to keep the normalcy in my life, but then I decided that I was going to beat my disease
While the researchers don't have a definitive answer as to why marriages are more at risk for divorce when women fall ill
Today, I want to share the story of Janet Freeman-Daily from Seattle, Washington. She is a stage 4 lung cancer survivor and advocate in the fight against lung cancer.
Rose McGowan joins Josh to spread awareness of pulmonary fibrosis.