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lung problems

Patient Story

‘A beacon of hope’

Katriona VanDoorne has battled cystic fibrosis since birth. New medicine and genetic discoveries finally allow her to breathe easy and look toward better tomorrows.

Smog—bad to the bones

Breathing polluted air causes oxidative stress and inflammation, which could lead to loss of bone mass.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Germ bath, anyone?

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

Statins may help people with COPD live longer

Deaths from lung-related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent.

Patient Story

Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

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