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Whooping Cough Shot Safe for Pregnant Women May 23, 2016

It also offers short-term protection to vulnerable newborns, researchers say

Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis May 18, 2016

It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

Drug Protects Lung Function in Kids With Sickle Cell: Study May 18, 2016

But many patients don't get hydroxyurea because of fears about 'theoretical' cancer risk, experts say

COPD Discovery Might Improve Treatment May 16, 2016

Study may help pinpoint patients who won't respond to standard medications

Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care May 13, 2016

They can face high out-of-pocket costs, lack access to treatment

Severe Asthma in Childhood Linked to COPD Risk Later May 12, 2016

Treatments for kids didn't seem to offset risk in adulthood, research suggests

Do You Know the 'Hidden' Signs of Asthma? May 11, 2016

Fewer than half aware that chest pain, trouble sleeping may indicate adult breathing trouble, survey finds

Health Tip: Climate Change Affects Health May 10, 2016

How extreme weather impacts your well-being

Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics: Study May 03, 2016

1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary

Temporarily Turning Blue Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors Say April 25, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics refines guideline on what's called a 'brief resolved unexplained event'

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study April 21, 2016

Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change April 18, 2016

They say respiratory illnesses, heat stroke and infectious diseases are growing threats due to a warmer planet

Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems April 13, 2016

Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study April 12, 2016

As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves March 21, 2016

Side effects include airway and wound inflammation, agency says

Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPD March 18, 2016

Study seems to show a big benefit, and experts say activity can help lungs stay healthy

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women March 16, 2016

Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood March 11, 2016

Risk was almost tripled when mothers smoked heavily, but study didn't prove cause and effect

Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study February 12, 2016

It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S. February 10, 2016

Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds February 10, 2016

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups February 08, 2016

After summer or long break, symptoms spike when kids return to the classroom

Legionnaires' Disease Can Transmit Person-to-Person, Case Suggests February 03, 2016

Doctors say Portuguese man appears to have passed the illness to his mother; both died

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug February 02, 2016

Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes January 29, 2016

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites January 29, 2016

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

Higher Fiber Intake May Improve Lung Function January 28, 2016

Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease Deaths January 25, 2016

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: Study January 25, 2016

Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk January 25, 2016

Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't Help January 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study January 07, 2016

Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung Disease December 22, 2015

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Vitamin D Won't Guard Against Colds in People With Asthma December 10, 2015

Study showed no difference in number of infections after getting levels of the nutrient back to normal

Implanted Lung Valves Show Promise in Some Emphysema Patients December 09, 2015

Study finds more success when stricter criteria used in selecting who gets the treatment

E-Cigarettes May Contain Chemicals Linked to Lung Disease December 08, 2015

Flavoring compounds have been tied to a serious illness known as 'popcorn lung'

Agricultural Pesticides May Affect Kids' Breathing December 03, 2015

Early exposure to organophosphates could raise risk of COPD later, researchers suggest

Health Tip: The Benefits of Oxygen Therapy November 30, 2015

Here's how it can help

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

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