Author Archives: Kathleen Haley, MD

Do thunderstorms worsen asthma and COPD symptoms? – Harvard Health Blog

Anyone familiar with hay fever understands that weather impacts respiratory symptoms. However, many of weather’s effects on respiratory function remain unclear. One unanswered question is the extent to which storms affect people with chronic lung disease, particularly the type affecting the way air moves in and out of the lungs. These “obstructive lung diseases” are… Read More »