Summit Earns Recognition as "Top Performer"
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Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars
4 out of 5 adults have household bans, but millions of people still breathe secondhand smoke, CDC says
Health Tip: Exercise With Allergies and Asthma
Speak with an allergist first
Some Blackboard Chalks Might Spur Allergies in Kids: Study
Protein used in common classroom item may cause reaction in kids with milk allergies
For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing
Health Tip: Help Prevent Exercise-Induced Asthma
Breathe through your nose to warm the air
A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot that develops in a blood vessel elsewhere in the body (most commonly from the leg), travels to an artery in the lung, and forms an occlusion (blockage) of the artery.
The two types of asthma medications used to treat asthma include long-term control medication and short-term, quick-relief medication.
COPD is a term that refers to a group of lung diseases that can interfere with normal breathing. It is estimated that more than 13 million Americans suffer from COPD. It is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season.
Whooping cough, or pertussis, primarily affects infants and young children. Caused by a bacterium, it is characterized by paroxysms (intense fits or spells) of coughing that end with the characteristic whoop as air is inhaled.
Sarcoidosis is a rare disease that results from inflammation.