Pulmonology

Pulmonology is a medical speciality that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Pulmonology is synonymous with pneumology

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13): What You Need to Know

Vaccination can protect both children and adults from pneumococcal disease. Pneumococcal disease is caused by bacteria that can spread from person to person through close contact. It can cause ear infections, and it can also lead to more serious infections of the:Lungs (pneumonia). Blood (bacteremia). Covering of the…

Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?

Guides through decision to have sleep study to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea. Includes pros such as diagnosis that can lead to treatment. Also offers cons such as cost. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.

Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery?

Guides through decision to have surgery for sleep apnea. Discusses problems like depression and high blood pressure associated with lack of treatment. Covers alternatives to surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.