January 2020 Articles
The American Lung Association, Tobacco Cessation and the Surgeon General’s Report
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, and quitting is the single best thing tobacco users can do to improve their health.Related Topic: Tobacco & Smoking
Treating Severe Asthma: It’s Personal
With asthma you may feel like control is out of reach. It can be frustrating to suffer from asthma symptoms such as chest tightness, shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing, even though you are using your quick-relief inhaler as prescribed and long-term controller medication daily.
Pneumonia and Asthma…Why Should I Worry?
Management of your asthma may vary slightly from another person depending on the type of asthma you have. Understanding pneumonia, how people with asthma have an increased risk for developing pneumonia, and how to prevent getting pneumonia are important aspects of managing your asthma.
Uncontrolled Asthma vs. Severe Asthma: How to Get the Right Diagnosis
More than 25 million Americans struggle with asthma, a chronic condition that makes breathing difficult. Many times, regular flare-ups can be treated with a combination of quick-relief and controller medications. Unfortunately, this may not be enough to get your symptoms under control.
Getting Up Close and Personal with Radon
After listing our home for sale, we received an offer, contingent upon a radon test and a mitigation system, if the level tested too high. I thought nothing of it since I had tested my home three years prior.
How the Air in Your Home, Work and School May Be Harming You
Many people don’t think about possible air pollution indoors, but there are many invisible toxins that may be hurting your lungs. We’re offering some tips and tricks to keep your indoor air fresh and clean.Related Topic: Healthy Air
Page Last Updated: January 10, 2020
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