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  1. Black Lung Disease
  2. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants
  3. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants: Caring for Your Baby
  4. Lungs and Airways Has info on general coughs, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and COPD. Also has chest X-ray info and interactive topics on bronchitis and croup.
  5. COPD
  6. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two diseases that are usually a part of COPD. Covers quitting smoking. Includes treatment with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids. Offers home treatment tips.
  7. Pulmonary Hypertension
  8. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  9. Lung Function in COPD
  10. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  11. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  12. Lung Cancer Screening
  13. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  14. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  15. Lung Transplant for Cystic Fibrosis
  16. Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
  17. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Breathing and the Lungs
  18. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heart failure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  19. Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening? Guides people who are at high risk for lung cancer through the decision on whether to have an annual low-dose CT screening. Discusses the benefits and risks of having screening and the risk for getting lung cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  20. Anticholinergics for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers anticholinergic medicines to relax and enlarge airways in lungs with COPD. Lists generic and brand names such as ipratropium (Atrovent), tiotropium (Spiriva), and ipratropium and albuterol (Combivent). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  21. Methylxanthines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers methylxanthines for COPD. Looks at medicines that help relax airways, improve breathing, and help get mucus out of the lungs. Lists generic and brand names such as theophylline (Theo-24). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  22. Beta2-Agonists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers beta2-agonists for COPD. Looks at bronchodilator medicines to relax and enlarge airways in the lungs, making breathing easier. Lists generic and brand names such as albuterol (Proventil). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  23. Medical History and Physical Exam for Coronary Artery Disease Covers questions that doctor might ask to help diagnose heart disease. Covers medical exam, which includes checks on blood pressure and heartbeat, lungs, pulses, and carotid arteries. Includes info on signs of heart failure.
  24. Corticosteroids for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers medicines to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Includes inhaled corticosteroids delivered by metered-dose inhaler and sometimes dry powder inhalers. Covers why they are used, how well they work, and side effects.
  25. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  26. Sarcoidosis
  27. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  28. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  29. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  30. History and Physical Exam for COPD Asks about symptoms, smoking, and personal and family history of respiratory disease. Exam includes checking weight and height, and listening to heart and lungs. Includes checking fingers, legs, and feet for swelling. Explains risk factors.
  31. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  32. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  33. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  34. Cystic Fibrosis
  35. Pressure Injuries From Scuba Diving
  36. COPD Action Plan
  37. Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Your Child Cough Up Mucus
  38. Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)
  39. COPD: Avoiding Weight Loss Covers causes of weight and muscle loss when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Includes why weight loss is a concern with COPD and how to avoid it. Guides you through ways to add nutritious calories and protein to your diet.
  40. COPD: Using Exercise to Feel Better Covers ways to exercise and stay active with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that exercise makes muscles and heart stronger and may improve shortness of breath. Includes warning to talk to your doctor before starting exercise.
  41. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  42. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Covers using an inhaler to get needed medicine into lungs quickly. Describes dry powder inhalers, how they work, and why to use them. Includes pictures on how to use a dry powder inhaler.
  43. Valley Fever
  44. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  45. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  46. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  47. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  48. COPD: Keeping Your Diet Healthy Covers eating healthy foods when you have COPD. Looks at how shortness of breath may make eating harder and why it is important to eat regularly. Offers tips to make eating easier and help you get necessary nutrition.
  49. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  50. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  51. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  52. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  53. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  54. Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  55. Anthrax Discusses anthrax, a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis bacteria. Covers symptoms based on the three types of infection. Discusses treatment with antibiotics and other medicines. Covers anthrax vaccine. Offers tips on reducing exposure risk.
  56. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  57. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  58. Respiratory Problems, Age 11 and Younger Discusses respiratory problems that babies and children can have. Covers viral and bacterial infections, allergies, and asthma. Offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  59. Smallpox Discusses smallpox, a contagious infection caused by the variola virus. Covers symptoms and how it's diagnosed. Discusses how it's spread. Discusses smallpox vaccine, including who should have it and who should not. Covers smallpox as a biological weapon.
  60. History and Physical Exam for Heart Failure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heart attack, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Also medicines you take, illnesses in your family. Covers listening to heart and lungs, checking legs and belly for swelling.
  61. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  62. Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older Discusses respiratory problems that older children and adults can have. Covers viral and bacterial infections, allergies, and asthma. Offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  63. Swallowed or Inhaled Objects
  64. Quitting Smoking Provides questions to help you learn why you use tobacco. Discusses the benefits of quitting and offers strategies for quitting. Explains nicotine dependence and offers link to info on nicotine replacement therapy.
  65. Interactive Tool: How Much Is Smoking Costing You? Interactive tool helps you calculate how much money you have spent on cigarettes in the past and how much you will spend on them in the future if you keep smoking. Offers link to more extensive info on quitting tobacco use.
  66. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  67. Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Affect Your Lifespan? Interactive tool that helps you estimate the impact smoking will have on your lifespan. Provides links to info on quitting tobacco use and a decision tool to determine whether you're ready to quit smoking.
  68. Hantavirus: Keeping Rodent Numbers Down
  69. Hantavirus: Cleaning Up Rodent-Infested Areas
  70. Hantavirus: Advice for Hikers and Campers
  71. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  72. COPD Flare-Ups
  73. Bullectomy for COPD
  74. COPD and Sex
  75. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  76. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  77. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  78. Ventilation Options for COPD
  79. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  80. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  81. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  82. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  83. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  84. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  85. Rodents That Carry Hantavirus
  86. Complications of Whooping Cough
  87. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  88. RSV: Risk of Complications
  89. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  90. Cystic Fibrosis: Ways to Clear the Airways
  91. Cystic Fibrosis and Exercise
  92. Chest Problems Discusses possible causes of chest pain, which include angina, heart attack, pneumothorax, or chest wall pain. Covers heart attack symptoms. Includes interactive tool to decide when to seek care. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  93. Syphilis: Gummata
  94. Pneumococcal Vaccine Learn how the pneumococcal vaccine protects you from serious infections.
  95. Classification of Asthma
  96. Stages of Sleep Apnea
  97. Smoking in Cancer Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  98. Tuberculosis Screening
  99. Flu Vaccines: Should I Get a Flu Vaccine? Guides you through the decision to get a flu vaccine. Provides info on the flu shot and nasal spray vaccine. Explains who should and should not get a flu vaccine. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  100. Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

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