Misc. Respiratory Problem News

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12/27/2017
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10/23/2017
High-Nicotine E-Cigs May Be Gateway to Smoking for Teens

Many more 10th graders who tried the devices were hooked on 'regular' cigarettes later, study found

10/19/2017
Even a Little Walking Can Lengthen Your Life

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

10/9/2017
Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health

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

9/29/2017
Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared

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

9/27/2017
Heart-Lung Fitness Challenged in Early Full-Term Babies

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

9/27/2017
Treating Chronic Respiratory Diseases

Chronic respiratory diseases are taking more lives, new study finds

9/21/2017
Chlorine plus Pee equals Breathing Trouble for Waterpark Workers

CDC report finds unventilated air around pools can become toxic

9/21/2017
Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

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

9/19/2017
Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later

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

9/8/2017
Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer

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

9/8/2017
For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key

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

9/6/2017
New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma

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

9/6/2017
Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

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

9/5/2017
White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

8/23/2017
Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds

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

8/17/2017
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

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

8/8/2017
Antibiotic Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant

Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early

7/31/2017
Health Tip: Worried About Lung Disease?

Watch for these early-warning signs

7/27/2017
7/18/2017
High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds

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