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PFTs and Bronchoscopies: Understanding the Different Types of Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing

When someone develops a respiratory problem, physicians may turn to pulmonary diagnostic testing. Learn what the different types of testing mean. Read more >

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Beginner’s guide to COPD

COPD causes swelling of the lungs that leads to you having trouble breathing. Learn how Riverside doctors can help manage COPD to breathe easier. Read more >

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Understanding pulmonary hypertension

Learn how your oral health can impact your heart health Read more >

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Little known lung cancer screening is saving lives

Low-dose CT lung cancer screenings are cutting mortality rates of lung cancer by 20 percent. Learn more and if you’re a candidate. Read more >

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How COVID-19 damages the lungs

Since COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, some people can experience pneumonia or more serious lung complications. Read more >

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Causes and treatments for asthma

Learn how and why asthma attacks happen as well as common treatments to manage symptoms. Read more >

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Influenza season is here: 6 reasons to get a flu shot

Fall and winter are flu season in the U.S. Decrease your risk this year by getting vaccinated. Read more >

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Tobacco use: What are the risks and how can I quit?

Understand the dangers of tobacco use – and how to quit the habit. Read more >

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Does vaping cause lung cancer?

Riverside experts share the risks associated with vaping, from serious respiratory conditions, such as EVALI, to the potential for developing lung cancer. Read more >

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Do you have asthma? Here is what you should know during the COVID-19 pandemic

Because COVID-19 is a respiratory illness, having asthma puts you at higher risk for complications if you contract the virus. Learn more about additional precautions you should take if you have asthma. Read more >

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What is sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is an immune disorder that can lead to irreversible organ damage, if not properly managed. Learn more. Read more >

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Tips to avoid asthma attacks in cold weather

Asthma attacks can be more common in cold weather. Discover how you can manage winter asthma. Read more >