In-depth

Complications

High blood pressure dangers

High blood pressure is a risk factor for more than heart disease. Discover what complications high blood pressure can cause.

Coping and support

Palliative care

If you or a loved one has a serious illness, palliative care might be an option. Understand the benefits of palliative care.

Risk factors

Secondhand smoke

Symptoms

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Wheezing

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

CT scan

Spirometry

Treatments and drugs

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Lung transplant

Quit-smoking products

Quitting smoking is hard. But the right medications can help you cope with cravings and withdrawal.

Feb. 12, 2014