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Even a Little Walking Can Lengthen Your Life October 19, 2017

Less than the recommended 150 minutes a week still seemed to help, study found

Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health October 09, 2017

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared September 29, 2017

More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

Heart-Lung Fitness Challenged in Early Full-Term Babies September 27, 2017

Researchers found those born at 37-38 weeks had higher risk of poorer cardiorespiratory fitness later in life

Chlorine + Pee = Breathing Trouble for Waterpark Workers September 21, 2017

CDC report finds unventilated air around pools can become toxic

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma? September 21, 2017

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later September 19, 2017

But research is too early to confirm a cause-and-effect link

Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer September 08, 2017

Deaths from lung-related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent, study suggests

For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key September 08, 2017

The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found

New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma September 06, 2017

But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier September 06, 2017

Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks

White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics September 05, 2017

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds August 23, 2017

Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD August 17, 2017

In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds

Antibiotic Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant August 08, 2017

Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early

Health Tip: Worried About Lung Disease? July 31, 2017

Watch for these early-warning signs

Health Tip: Learn Your Risk for Asthma July 27, 2017

Here are common factors

High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds July 18, 2017

Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say

Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans July 12, 2017

In some regions, smog and high ragweed pollen levels combine to make it hard to breathe

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Health Tip: Want Healthier Lungs? June 22, 2017

Here's what you can do

Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety June 06, 2017

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD May 24, 2017

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma? May 19, 2017

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

Take Control of Your Asthma May 06, 2017

If you use an inhaler more than twice weekly, you may need help managing the condition, allergist says

Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season May 02, 2017

Here's expert advice on combating seasonal allergies after second-warmest February ever in U.S.

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC April 25, 2017

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause

Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions April 25, 2017

Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School April 21, 2017

Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition

Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients April 10, 2017

Researchers suspect people may breathe saliva or food into their lungs due to fatigue from the drugs

Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors April 06, 2017

Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

Ready for Spring Allergies? March 30, 2017

Most people aren't prepared to manage symptoms that come with a high pollen count, allergists say

Centuries of Climate May Have Shaped Your Nose March 16, 2017

Local temperatures, humidity helped design the human schnozz, research suggests

U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change March 15, 2017

Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work March 10, 2017

For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks: Study March 10, 2017

Kids whose mattresses and pillows were encased had less severe flare-ups, researchers report

Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap March 07, 2017

Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds March 06, 2017

This group has 6 times the odds of dying from the illness compared to whites, Hispanics

Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers February 27, 2017

Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say

There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids February 20, 2017

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says

How to Control Mold, Avoid Allergies February 17, 2017

Limiting moisture in the home is key, specialists say

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections February 16, 2017

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever February 14, 2017

3-year treatment with high doses of grass pollen offered long-term relief, but 2 years not enough, study finds

Opioids and Alcohol a Dangerous Cocktail February 08, 2017

Drinking while taking the painkillers can hamper breathing, especially among seniors, study finds

Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People With Heart Failure February 02, 2017

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests

Sleepless Nights Linked to Asthma Later in Life February 02, 2017

Adults with chronic insomnia 3 times more likely to develop the respiratory disorder, study suggests

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study January 17, 2017

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

How to Spot a Common, Potentially Dangerous, Childhood Illness January 12, 2017

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is similar to a cold but can lead to complications that include pneumonia

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