lung diseases

2 lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015

The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, a tally in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine says.

September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019

Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US

More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States, health authorities say, as Los Angeles became the latest city to take steps to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017

2 lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015

The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, a tally in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine says.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

What's in a cigarette?

Over 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day, and most of them are unaware of what they are getting into. Many new smokers may not realize how quickly their new habit can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung diseases, and certain types of cancer.