Lungs, Breathing & Sleep

Health problems that affect breathing or sleep can lead to fatigue and lethargy that disrupt your daily routine. Understand your lungs and respiratory system—and what you can do to help yourself.

Patient Story

‘We are so thankful’

June and Glenn Troyer, a couple in their 80s, both fell ill with COVID-19. After spending 10 days apart, they reunited in physical therapy.

‘The situation is definitely worsening’

An increase in cases prompts health leaders to ramp up warnings about following proper precautions.

Plasma donors needed

COVID-19 survivors are answering the call in hopes of helping people who are severely ill with the virus.

Top 10 ways to reduce COVID-19 risk

As the number of cases and hospitalizations rise, infectious disease specialists offer advice on ways to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Make time for sleep

Don't let COVID-19 anxiety steal away your slumber—you need your Zzz's now more than ever.

Patient Story

A ‘simply jaw-dropping’ injury

Extensive surgery following a terrible crash has given nursing student Ryan Brown a unique perspective on the patient experience.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

Patient Story

‘This program has changed my life’

Quit 101, a tobacco and nicotine cessation class, goes virtual to help people kick the habit during the pandemic.

‘They stepped up to the plate’

Health care providers rely on teamwork, skills and compassion as they treat and comfort patients with COVID-19.

The fresh-air solution

Ventilation emerges as a key weapon for staying healthy in the time of COVID-19.

Patient Story

‘His music is missing’

While mourning her father's death from COVID-19, a daughter shares their story in hopes of helping others stay safe.

An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.