Weather and Your Lungs
"What's the weather going to be today?" It's a frequent question that has larger implications for those with lung disease.
The Way Research Happens
It's often been said that the way research happens is serendipitous. One discovery opens the door to another, and that progression is what paves the way to better treatments and perhaps, someday, cures.
Space Travel Obstacles?
Star Wars would have you believe that the greatest challenges to space travel is asteroids, lack of resources like water or fuel, or even the threat of unfriendly, intelligent alien life. But in reality, scientists are finding that the biggest obstacle to today's space travel is dust. Yes, space dust.
How We Conquered Consumption
As the most feared disease in the world, the disease was known as the "Great White Plague" (due to the extreme paleness of those affected), striking down the young and old, the rich and poor. It seemed no one was safe from tuberculosis or consumption as it was known.
How Wildfires Affect Our Health
Wildfires threaten lives directly, and wildfire smoke can affect us all. They spread air pollution not only nearby, but thousands of miles away, causing breathing difficulties in even healthy individuals.
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