Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disorder characterized by persistent obstruction to airflow through the lungs. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A form of COPD, emphysema is caused by permanent lung damage, making it hard to breathe.
Pulse oximetry is a noninvasive, pain-free way of measuring the oxygen in a person's blood.
E-cigarette, or vaping product, use-associated lung injury, or EVALI, is the term for the lung disease that can develop due to vaping. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening condition of blocked arteries in the lungs. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which fluid buildup in the lungs makes it hard to breathe.
A one-way valve that is implanted in the airways in the lung help people with COPD and emphysema breathe more easily.
ARDS is a potentially fatal form of respiratory failure characterized by low blood oxygen levels. Learn about symptoms and treatment.