This Sept. 14, 2005 file photo shows packs of cigarettes in a store in Brunswick, Maine. It's no secret that smoking causes lung cancer. But what about diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction? Fifty years into the war on smoking, scientists still are adding diseases to the long …
This Friday, a benefit is being held for Lansing resident Terry Englebrecht who was diagnosed this past summer with a chronic illness, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, which has caused a need for a lung transplant. The public is invited to the event from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus…
Natalie Paldrmic, of Whiting, rappels 278 feet above State and Lake streets in Chicago on Sept. 8 as part of Skyline Plunge! Chicago, hosted by Respiratory Health Association. The event raised more than $67,000 for the association's local lung disease research and programs.
CHICAGO | Natalie Paldrmic, of Whiting, was one of more than 50 participants who stepped over the edge 278 feet above State and Lake streets on Sept. 8 as part of Skyline Plunge! Chicago, according to a news release.
Annette Turner and Dorothy Williams, of South Holland, met with state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, during State Advocacy Day in Springfield, Ill., for the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Annette Turner and Dorothy Williams, both of South Holland, met with state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, on Wednesday to discuss important lung health policies and gather support for related pieces of legislation. The women joined more than 50 volunteer advocates w…
BALTIMORE — Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic improvement in their health.
Pulmonary embolisms — like the one affecting tennis star Serena Williams — are blood clots in the arteries of the lungs — and they often originate in the legs, traveling up to the lungs.
Even as a high-profile panel of experts recently disputed the conventional wisdom that Americans don't get enough vitamin D — and that vitamin D deficiencies create greater risk of disease — new research shows that newborns with low levels of vitamin D have higher rates of respiratory infect…
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