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The first of its kind in Northwest Wisconsin, this advanced technology allows pulmonologists to examine tiny airways in the lungs, detecting lung cancer in its earliest stages when it's easier to trea...
From a tickle in your throat to a chronic cough, you may wonder why you are coughing so much. Learn how to distinguish if your cough is a minor inconvenience or a sign of illness.
COPD, a chronic inflammatory lung disease most often caused by long-term smoking, is a leading cause of disability and death in the U.S. Learn strategies to cope with COPD and slow lung damage.
You take 20,000 breaths every day, and your lungs work 24/7 to keep you alive. Test your knowledge of COPD, and learn why it's vital to be aware of the risk factors and symptoms of the disease.
Breathing is an automatic function that most people don't think about until it becomes difficult. Read how the Mayo Clinic Store supports Marie's journey with COPD.
Your lungs work hard. Having clean air helps prevent illness and reduces the transmission of airborne viruses. Here are some ideas for improving the air quality in your home.
Marijuana is a widely used substance in the U.S. But is it safer than smoking tobacco? Can it cause lung issues or lung cancer? Here's what you need to know.
Smoke from wildfires can pose a health risk when ultrafine particles are inhaled deep into the lungs. Monitor air quality, and learn how to protect yourself if you're in an affected area.
Robotic-assisted bronchoscopy maps out the airways in the lungs and safely gets to previously unreachable spots. Read four common questions about the technology and how it betters lung cancer outcomes.
The icy grip of winter is blanketing much of the U.S. Learn how bitter cold temperatures affect the lungs and what you can do to protect yours when outdoors.
Elevated levels of radon are the No. 1 cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. So it's vital to test your home to discover if radon abatement is needed. Learn more about this invisible health hazard.
Lung cancer is the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. A new procedure acts like a robotic GPS system to diagnose lung cancer in its earliest stages when it's easier to treat.
If you're a smoker, you may be ready to quit but need a guide for how to get from the "here" of smoking to the "there" of not smoking. Here's how to get started on your smoke-free journey.