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  1. 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.
  2. Black Lung Disease
  3. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants
  4. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants: Caring for Your Baby
  5. 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.
  6. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  7. Lung Cancer Screening
  8. Lung Function in COPD
  9. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  10. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  11. COPD
  12. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  13. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  14. Lung Transplant for Cystic Fibrosis
  15. 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.
  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. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Asthma in Children Discusses causes and symptoms of asthma in children. Looks at treatment with medicine such as inhaled corticosteroid and albuterol. Discusses avoiding triggers and treating attacks. Covers using nebulizers, metered-dose with spacer and dry powder inhalers.
  23. 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.
  24. Swallowed or Inhaled Objects
  25. 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.
  26. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  27. Sarcoidosis
  28. Pulmonary Hypertension
  29. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  30. Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers causes and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at treatment with medicine, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Discusses things you can do at home to relieve your symptoms and help control the disease. Includes importance of regular checkups.
  31. Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Your Child Cough Up Mucus
  32. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  33. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  34. Cystic Fibrosis
  35. Pressure Injuries From Scuba Diving
  36. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  37. Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  38. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  39. Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)
  40. Valley Fever
  41. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)
  45. COPD Action Plan
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  52. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  53. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  54. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  55. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  56. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  57. 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.
  58. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  59. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  60. 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.
  61. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  62. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  63. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  64. Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer Covers helping a child with asthma use a metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer. Explains that a metered dose inhaler delivers a measured dose of medicine directly to the lungs. Includes pictures on how to use metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer.
  65. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  66. Asthma Action Plan for Your Child Learn how following an asthma action plan can help you control your child's asthma.
  67. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers creating and following a plan to help manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Discusses early treatment with exercise and medicine to limit joint damage. Includes tips for coping with chronic joint pain, fatigue, and stiffness.
  68. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. Hantavirus: Keeping Rodent Numbers Down
  72. Hantavirus: Advice for Hikers and Campers
  73. Hantavirus: Cleaning Up Rodent-Infested Areas
  74. Exercising Safely With Arthritis Learn how activity can help reduce joint pain and how to exercise safely when you have arthritis.
  75. Quick Tips: Exercising Safely With Arthritis
  76. 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.
  77. Rodents That Carry Hantavirus
  78. Pneumocystis Pneumonia and AIDS
  79. Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
  80. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  81. Cystic Fibrosis: Ways to Clear the Airways
  82. RSV: Risk of Complications
  83. Complications of Whooping Cough
  84. Hantavirus: Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  85. Cystic Fibrosis and Exercise
  86. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  87. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  88. COPD Flare-Ups
  89. Bullectomy for COPD
  90. COPD and Sex
  91. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  92. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  93. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  94. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  95. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  96. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Classification Criteria
  97. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  98. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  99. Syphilis: Gummata
  100. Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is

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