— EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature.
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— 1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary.
— In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says.
Successfully treating and managing your COPD is like playing a game of chess. You aim to stay 3 steps ahead of the disease at all times, but there's always a chance that your opponent, COPD, has a trick move up its sleeve.
— American Academy of Pediatrics refines guideline on what's called a 'brief resolved unexplained event.'
— Study found no connection with men, further research is needed.
Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can have difficulties breathing, so it may seem strange they are finding relief by playing a musical instrument with their breath. Bluesman Colin Dussault is teaching harmonica to COPD patients like Glenn Blair. The students are having fun, but also getting breathing benefits…
— Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent.
— Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads.
— When people stop working, they sit less, move more and get a better night's sleep, study says.