When Should You Call the Doctor About Your Breathing Issues?
United States military veterans know what it means to take a risk, serving our country in the face of significant danger. Yet, they might not
Can Asthma be Related to War Burn Pits?
Since the 1990s, veterans deployed in Southeast Asia, Afghanistan, and Iraq have used open-air burn pits to dispose of waste. During both their occupation in
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among Veterans
Some veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who were exposed to hazards such as burn pits, sandstorms, and improvised explosive devices may now
Origins of War Lung Disease
Numerous veterans of the War in Iraq and Afghanistan have self-reported mysterious respiratory symptoms after their deployment. What’s known as “War Lung Disease” is actually
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for People with Lung Conditions
People with breathing problems and lung conditions are more likely to develop severe cases of COVID-19 if they contract the virus. Patients with shortness of
Common Illnesses Associated with Burn Pits
In the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, burn pits were used to dispose of solid and human waste. They were often located near the living