Misc. Respiratory Problem News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/2/2002
Web Site Spreads Word on Whooping Cough

Site is designed to increase awareness of this vaccine-preventable disease

9/18/2002
9/11 Firefighter Contracted Rare Pneumonia

Inhaled ash from World Trade Center thought to be the cause

9/10/2002
Hundreds Troubled by 'World Trade Center Cough'

NYC firefighters, school workers have 9/11 breathing problems, new studies say

8/23/2002
Molds More of a Culprit in Asthma

Study: They increase asthma severity more than pollen and pets

8/13/2002
A Caution on Vitamin E for the Elderly

Supplement may provoke respiratory infections, study shows

8/4/2002
Farm Sewage Sludge a Health Threat

Nearby residents face rash of illnesses if biosolids are applied

8/1/2002
Chronic Lung Obstruction Now a Woman's Disease

Death rate for women with COPD has tripled in last 20 years, government report finds

7/24/2002
Breathe Right

Proper diet can ease pulmonary problems

7/15/2002
Take a Deep Breath

Researchers say lungs work much differently than thought

7/11/2002
New Drug Treatment for Babies With Breathing Problem

Drug may work on other conditions such as asthma and cystic fibrosis

5/29/2002
Report Details Tobacco Industry Efforts Against Smoke-Free Places

Companies try to extinguish idea amongst bar and restaurant groups

5/20/2002
Cheer Up, Breathe Better

Optimistic people actually breathe easier, study says

5/20/2002
Lung Transplant Wait Causes Anxious Time

Depression may be almost as damaging as the condition itself

5/20/2002
Good News for the Chardonnay Crowd

Wine boosts lung health -- and white does it better

5/13/2002
Telemarketers Have Vocal Hang-Ups

Study finds them more prone to voice problems

5/6/2002
Fasting Before Surgery Often Overdone

Study finds many doctors ignore loosened guidelines

4/6/2002
The Dangers of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Group wants to boost awareness of potentially deadly blood clots

12/27/2001
City Pollution Stunts Lung Growth in Kids

Moving to suburbs spurs lung development, finds study

11/28/2001
Air Pollution Linked to Lung Disease in Children

X-rays reveal abnormalities in Mexico City kids

8/15/2001
Rising Mercury Heats Up Respiratory Woes

High ozone levels make it harder for those with breathing problems

7/30/2001
Chewing Over Gum Disease Research

No teeth to study linking gum disease and heart problems, new research says

7/23/2001
Rare Rodent-Borne Virus Surfaces in Vermont

First case of hantavirus lung disease found in New England

5/29/2001
That Runny Nose May Not Mean Allergy

Nonallergic rhinitis affects millions, study says