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Few sensations are as frightening as not being able to get enough air. Although healthy people occasionally may experience it, persistent shortness of breath is a sign of a medical problem.
If you smoke, today is a great day to quit. But, really, any day is a great day to quit. It's not easy, but is worth it because it lowers your chance of developing lung cancer. Learn about a screening tool designed to detect lung cancer at the earliest stages when it's more likely to be effectively treated.
Dorothy Ganong of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was referred by her allergist to see a pulmonologist when medications and breathing treatments weren't helping her labored breathing. Fortunately, her pulmonologist listened to her concerns and symptoms, and felt it was her heart that needed attention.
Daily cleaning of supplies is important in keeping your airway open while you sleep by maintaining a good seal between your face and the mask. Find out why.
Darth Vader would be envious. Long gone are the days of loud and bulky CPAP machines, and it's time you turned away from the dark side.
Imagine the awe your grandparents or great-grandparents felt as they watched television for the first time.