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Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say November 24, 2015

Many of these fatalities were preventable, study reveals

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies November 23, 2015

High levels in well water may trigger infections in the very young, study suggests

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes November 17, 2015

Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

SARS-like Virus in Bats Could Jump to Humans November 12, 2015

But, researchers don't know if virus could then spread from person-to-person

Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk November 09, 2015

People who exhaled higher concentrations of the gas were at increased odds for an attack, researchers say

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial November 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk November 03, 2015

But chances of any one child getting the seizure illness remain low, one expert says

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study November 03, 2015

Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

VW Emissions Scandal May Cost 60 U.S. Lives, Study Claims October 29, 2015

Added air pollution could take a toll, researchers say, but car company refutes the notion

Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S. October 27, 2015

Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier October 21, 2015

Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Smog Linked to Organ Rejection, Deaths in Lung Transplant Patients September 29, 2015

But some antibiotics seem to reduce the risk, researchers find

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study September 21, 2015

Though the surgery is a primary treatment for sleep disorder, breathing problems can occur afterwards

Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide September 16, 2015

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death September 15, 2015

Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

Impotence Drug May Help Fight Rare Lung Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Combining active ingredient in Cialis and blood pressure med helped with pulmonary arterial hypertension

No Evidence to Support Widespread Screening for COPD: Experts August 17, 2015

U.S. panel says efforts should focus on cutting smoking to prevent the deadly respiratory disease

Poorly Maintained Plumbing Often Leads to Legionnaires' Disease, CDC Says August 13, 2015

Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs, decorative fountains

Vaccine Combo Shows Promise Against Common, Dangerous Infection August 12, 2015

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) kills 200,000 young children worldwide each year

NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak May Be Slowing August 07, 2015

No new deaths or cases reported over the past 24 hours, city health commissioner says

Online Program Boosts Hand Washing, Cuts Infections August 07, 2015

Study finds risk of flu-like illness dropped 20 percent

Legionnaire's Disease Most Deadly for Frail, Elderly, Experts Say August 06, 2015

Outbreak in New York City has already killed 10, sickened 100

Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report July 31, 2015

Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids July 24, 2015

Enterovirus D68 sickened more than 1,000 U.S. children last year, 14 deaths reported

Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study July 02, 2015

Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Health Tip: When Air Is Unhealthy June 23, 2015

Stay indoors

Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease June 22, 2015

Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home June 18, 2015

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

Aerobic Exercise Can Help Curb Asthma, Study Shows June 11, 2015

Brazilian research found better airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts

Rapamune Approved for Rare Lung Disease May 29, 2015

LAM affects mostly women of child-bearing age

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds May 26, 2015

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

That Lingering Cough Could Be Bronchitis May 21, 2015

See a doctor if symptoms worsen or persist more than a week, physician advises

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns May 21, 2015

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

Rural Poor Bear Higher Burden of COPD, Study Finds May 19, 2015

Reasons aren't clear, but workplace exposures and fuel sources might play a role, researchers say

Local Anesthesia May Be Best for Infants During Surgery May 14, 2015

Study found not putting young patients to sleep tied to fewer breathing problems afterwards

Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants May 14, 2015

State's laws permit designated smoking areas, and more establishments are allowing them, study says

Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit May 04, 2015

More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds May 04, 2015

Results help explain recent surge in cases

3D 'Printout' Device Keeps Very Ill Babies Breathing April 29, 2015

Flexible implant adapts with child's growth, researchers say

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences April 29, 2015

Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death April 29, 2015

Experts weren't surprised, since smoking often contributes to the respiratory disease and heart trouble

Could Blowing Your Horn Cut Your Odds for Sleep Apnea? April 24, 2015

Playing a wind instrument may help strengthen airways, researchers suggest

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders April 17, 2015

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC April 09, 2015

If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? April 03, 2015

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

Home Oxygen Raises Burn Risk for COPD Patients April 02, 2015

Smoking near unit can be hazardous, researchers report

COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S. March 26, 2015

CDC report finds a quarter of people with the illness are unable to work

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma March 06, 2015

Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says