Busting the biggest COPD myths
Although 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it remains remarkably misunderstood, even to some people already suffering.
How to adjust to using a CPAP machine
Untreated obstructive sleep apnea presents very real threats: it can increase your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart attack, and has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even glaucoma.
Deep Dive: What is Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)?
During the pandemic, as doctors and researchers scrambled for ways to save lives and fight back a brand new virus wreaking havoc on patients, a four-letter acronym gained new attention in the mainstream press.
Surgery and its usage to treat early-stage lung cancer: What to expect
Lung cancer claims more lives in America every year than any other form of cancer. In 2020, 136,084 people died of lung cancer. That’s more than double the next-deadliest cancer—51,869 people died of colorectal cancer the same year.
Dr. DellaVolpe discusses COVID-19 on CNN
Watch Dr. DellaVolpe on CNN, as reporter Miguel Marquez goes inside a San Antonio, Texas, hospital that is becoming overwhelmed with patients as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.
Learn how you can take a lung cancer health risk assessment
Dr. Ali Abedi and his team here at Texas IPS were interviewed by SA Live on KSAT 12 on learning how to take a lung cancer risk assessment test. Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers and leading
Breathe easy: The best (and worst) foods for pulmonary health
You might not know it, but there’s a direct link between diet and lung health. The foods that you eat every day can have good or bad impacts on your lung health.
Heed the warning signs: 10 symptoms of COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung conditions, affecting more than 65 million people worldwide. Smoking tobacco, air pollution, and genetic predisposition are the primary risk factors for COPD.
Common symptoms of lung cancer
The great majority of lung cancers have no symptoms. Are you at risk?