Asthma

Respiratory tract impairments are diseases that affect the air passages, including the nasal passage, the bronchi and the lungs. They range from acute infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis, to chronic conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary...

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Emphysema and chronic bronchitis affects 15.7 million Americans and COPD was the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States in 2014 according to data from Centers from Disease Control and Prevention. The incidence increases with age together with exposure to...

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can cause mild to severe life threatening illness in people of all ages. It may be treated with respiratory therapies and medications and can sometimes be prevented with vaccines. According to the Centers for Disease Control...