The sooner you quit smoking, the better

Study: Smokers who quit within the past five years cut their risk for cardiovascular disease by 38 percent.

Germ bath, anyone?

Beware: Bacteria lurking in your showerhead may give you a lung infection.

Winter is coming

Breathe easy as colder weather settles in. Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma once snow starts flying.

Patient Story

Choosing joy

After a double lung transplant and battling a host of maladies, a Michigan mom has kept faith alive.

Patient Story

‘In God’s hands’

A deer collided into his motorcycle, throwing Ken Pierce to the pavement and breaking his ribs. An innovative 'rib plating' surgery offered a quicker recovery with less pain.

Rejoice in an extra hour of sleep

Sleep medicine docs share how the 'fall back' portion of Daylight Saving Time makes more of a difference than one might think.

3-drug therapy might be cystic fibrosis ‘breakthrough’

Game-changing approach could open up new options.

Here’s something to sleep on

The optimum amount of sleep to keep your brain performing its best is seven to eight hours every night.

CDC warns of polio-like virus striking U.S. kids

Doctor: 'We need to pay attention to this, because the long-term consequences the children and their parents suffer is immense.'

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

Patient Story

Fighting for her life

A delicate procedure provides new hope for a lung cancer patient.

Cold especially bad? Your nose might be to blame

Could the composition of nasal bacteria and the severity of people's symptoms boil down to genetics?