What is Tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually infects the lungs, but can attack almost any part of the body. Tuberculosis is spread...Read More
What is Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep...Read More
What is Restless Leg Syndrome:
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder that causes a strong urge to move your legs. This urge to move often occurs...Read More
What is Pneumonia?
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of your lungs. Many small germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia....Read More
What Is Narcolepsy?
Narcolepsy (NAR-ko-lep-se) is a disorder that causes periods of extreme daytime sleepiness. The disorder also may cause muscle weakness...Read More
What Is Insomnia?
Insomnia (in-SOM-ne-ah) is a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep...Read More
What is Emphysema?
Emphysema is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. Emphysema, along with chronic bronchitis, together are referred to as Chronic...Read More
What is COPD?
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a serious lung disease which makes it hard to breathe. Also known by other names...Read More
What Is Bronchitis?
Bronchitis (bron-KI-tis) is a condition in which the bronchial tubes become inflamed. These tubes carry air to your lungs...Read More
What Is Asthma?
Asthma (AZ-ma) is a chronic (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing..Read More
An inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands.Read More
Lung Cancer & COPD
Cancer of the lung, like all cancers, results from an abnormality in the body's basic unit of life, the cell. Normally, the body maintains...Read More
Epworth Sleepiness Scale
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Critical Care and Health Policy Research
The overall goal of this program is to develop skilled investigators trained to conduct health services research...Read More
Usually is the result of an infection or other condition that injures the walls of your airways or prevents the airways from cleaning mucus.Read More