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Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD July 07, 2014

Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

Moustaches, Home Oxygen Tanks Can Be Dangerous Match June 26, 2014

Serious burns may be more likely for those with facial hair, researchers report

Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C. June 23, 2014

Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health

MERS Virus Did Not Spread in 2 U.S. Cases: Health Officials June 17, 2014

Both of the respiratory infections were contracted in Saudi Arabia, CDC believes

Scientists Spot New Clues to a Deadly Lung Disease June 11, 2014

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis always fatal, but research points to possible cause, potential treatment

Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests June 05, 2014

But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study June 04, 2014

These medications linked to respiratory distress, withdrawal symptoms in babies, researchers report

Camels Confirmed as Source of Human MERS Infection June 04, 2014

The animals are the Typhoid Mary of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, infectious disease expert says

Man Dies of Lung Disease After Working With Countertops, Doctors Report May 28, 2014

But maker of product says patient could have inhaled particles many other ways

CDC: 3rd Suspected MERS Case Was False Alarm May 28, 2014

Thorough blood tests found no sign of infection in Illinois man, agency says

COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says May 21, 2014

Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients May 21, 2014

Study suggests healthy eating might help improve lung function

Existing Drugs May Work Against MERS, Studies Suggest May 19, 2014

Findings could speed access to treatment for patients who can't wait for new drugs to be developed

Windshield Washer Fluid May Be Source of Legionnaires' Disease May 19, 2014

Study finds the potentially dangerous bacteria can exist for up to 14 months in the product

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital May 19, 2014

He's a 44-year-old health care worker from Saudi Arabia, the epicenter of the MERS outbreak

Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study May 19, 2014

Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element

Heat Waves Could Worsen COPD Symptoms, Study Suggests May 19, 2014

Finding is troubling given predictions of rising temperatures due to climate change

2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease May 19, 2014

Doctors have had little to offer patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Third U.S. Man Tests Positive for MERS Virus, CDC Reports May 19, 2014

He was business associate of health care worker diagnosed with the first U.S. case, but shows no signs of illness

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma May 15, 2014

Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest

MERS Not Yet a Public Health Emergency: WHO May 14, 2014

U.N. agency says the virus, concentrated in the Middle East, doesn't seem to spread easily among people

2 Florida Hospital Workers Who Treated MERS Patient Fall Ill May 13, 2014

Testing for the potentially fatal respiratory infection is underway, officials say

2nd MERS Case Identified in U.S. May 12, 2014

Like first patient, this patient had been health care worker in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak

E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review May 07, 2014

Raises concerns about safety of e-cig chemicals, but industry representative says they're safe

Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Risk of Death in Pregnancy May 06, 2014

Study found an association but didn't prove the nighttime breathing disorder caused the higher risk

1st U.S. MERS Patient May Be Released From Hospital Soon May 05, 2014

He had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed more than 100

FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair May 05, 2014

Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns

1st U.S. MERS Patient Improving, Officials Say May 05, 2014

He had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed 93

1st MERS Case Reported in U.S. May 02, 2014

Patient had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed 93, CDC says

Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths May 01, 2014

Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

Smoke-Free Laws May Help Prevent COPD Hospitalizations April 25, 2014

Kentucky patients 22 percent less likely to need to be admitted in counties with stricter laws, study finds

FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations April 24, 2014

Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients April 18, 2014

Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant April 16, 2014

Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study April 15, 2014

More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications April 09, 2014

Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says

Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay April 07, 2014

Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma March 27, 2014

Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom March 22, 2014

Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy: Study March 21, 2014

Researchers recommend its use for women with complication called preeclampsia

For Heart Failure Patients, Shortness of Breath When Bending May Signal Problem March 20, 2014

Newly identified 'bendopnea' might mean condition is worsening, study suggests

Device May Restore Speech to People on Breathing Tubes March 19, 2014

Doctors say 'electrolarynx' eased frustration for patient on mechanical ventilator

COPD May Damage Aging Brain March 18, 2014

Study finds higher odds for mental decline without memory loss in patients with the lung disorder

Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests March 13, 2014

The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found

2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD March 06, 2014

Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

MERS Virus That Threatens Humans Also Found in Camels February 25, 2014

The respiratory virus has been infecting dromedaries for at least 20 years, researchers say

Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds February 14, 2014

Those who have had vaccine are far less likely to need intensive-care unit

Old Wood Stoves a Costly Way to Keep Warm, Experts Say February 08, 2014

Newer heating units use one-third less wood and produce 60 percent less air pollution than older models

Preemie Breathing Problems Might Linger in Adulthood February 05, 2014

Small study suggests people born prematurely might have trouble with altitude changes

CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products February 05, 2014

Says sale of cigarettes is inconsistent with a pharmacy's mission