pulmonary disease

A heart bypass procedure and a lung transplant performed within the same incision is not an easy task, but for Felix Baltazar it was necessary

By Chayil Champion • July 27, 2022

Learn what irritants can be affecting your lungs and airways

By uclahealth • September 29, 2021

“I used to have asthma as a child and had numerous visits to the emergency room,” says Dr. Sande Okelo, associate professor of pediatrics ...

By uclahealth • October 20, 2018

“My husband was a carrier for a very rare mutation of cystic fibrosis,” says Stacey Armato, whose son Massimo Armato is now 2 years ...

By uclahealth • October 15, 2018

“I think one of the most sensitive and challenging times are when our newborn babies are first diagnosed with cystic fibrosis,” says Sabah Akmal, ...

By uclahealth • September 6, 2018

"It’s hard to explain, but when you feel so frustrated and worried, and then you have support, it eases the worry a little bit,” ...

By uclahealth • August 6, 2018

“Gavin was born with micrognathia, which is a small jaw, and had trouble breathing. So, at 3 weeks old, he was transferred to UCLA ...

By uclahealth • July 6, 2018

Hope. A good doctor provides his patient with hope. He uses all his education, knowledge and wisdom along with empathy, listening and kindness skills to ...

By jane76 • March 30, 2017