Lung Health

Wildfires and Lung Disease

The 2020 wildfires throughout the United States West Coast present another challenge for patients with chronic lung disease

Lung Health

How Bad is Secondhand Smoke?

Even for non-smokers, secondhand smoke can pose serious health risks including impairing vascular function - even if exposed for just a brief period of time.

Lung Health

Can Air Pollution Be As Harmful As Smoking?

A new study has found that long-term exposure to air pollution is “significantly associated” with the development of lung damage commonly seen with smoking.

Coronavirus

COVID-19 & Air Pollution

Studies show that air pollution facilitates transmission of COVID-19 and that improving air quality can play an important role in overcoming the pandemic.

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