Lungs & Breathing

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Sleep Lab or Home Sleep Test: Which Is Right for Me?

Whether being tested at home or in a lab, diagnosing sleep problems is critical to overall health and well-being.

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Patient Faces Life Post-COVID with Help from Post-ICU Recovery Clinic at University Hospitals

After receiving intensive care for COVID-19 complications, Rocco Greco is feeling better with the help of the Post-ICU Recovery Clinic at University Hospitals.

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What Are Microplastics and How Can You Reduce Your Risk?

Microplastics are found nearly everywhere on our planet. Here are some ways you can reduce your exposure and prevent more from entering our environment.

Christine Ash enjoys the outdoors

New Innovation Holds Promise in Fighting Lung Cancer

Christine Ash struggled with recurring lung cancer for nearly 20 years. After her doctor identified a concerning spot in her lung, in a tricky place that would traditionally be difficult to reach, new technology was used at UH to get the tissue.

A jar with sleeping pills and a glass of water placed on bedside table near sleeping female

Melatonin Supplements May Help but Aren’t a Cure for Sleep Issues

Melatonin supplements may help you get a better night‘s sleep but they aren’t a cure for sleep issues.

A middle-aged caucasian man sleeping peacefully in bed with his CPAP machine providing therapy for his sleep apnea

Beyond CPAP

CPAP has been the mainstay therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea since the 1980s, yet technological innovations in recent years have spawned many more treatment options for sleep apnea.

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Is Daytime Sleepiness Normal – Or Should You Be Worried?

Many adults will take an afternoon nap now and then, and it’s no cause for concern. But excessive daytime sleepiness can be a real problem and often signals an underlying medical issue that should be addressed.

Christine Rand stands with Elizabeth Prahst, RN outside UH Parma Medical Center

Nurse Navigator Guides Patients in Managing Heart Failure To Reduce Readmissions

When two chronic conditions collided to land Christine Rand in the hospital, a special nurse navigator was waiting to guide her back to health – and keep her from returning.

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