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Human breath may significantly affect office air quality
Posted on Wednesday October 09, 2019
New evidence suggest that humans unintentionally pollute office air by carrying and spreading harmful volatile compounds into the indoor environment.
Breath test for opioids shows promise in pilot study
Posted on Tuesday October 08, 2019
A pilot study of a new test that detects opioid metabolites in exhaled breath has shown promising results. The next step is a larger validation study.
What to know about bronchiolitis
Posted on Monday October 07, 2019
Bronchiolitis is a lung infection that primarily affects infants but can also occur in adults. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. With early intervention, people usually recover well from bronchiolitis.
How does smoking weed affect a cold?
Posted on Friday September 27, 2019
Some people claim that smoking cannabis can alleviate cold symptoms, while others say that it can make them worse. Learn about the potential benefits and disadvantages of smoking cannabis with a cold.
What are the effects of black mold exposure?
Posted on Wednesday September 18, 2019
Black mold exposure is no more harmful than exposure to other forms of mold, but it may lead to health issues for certain people. Learn more here.
E-cigarette vapors, even without nicotine, may harm lungs
Posted on Friday September 13, 2019
New research in mice finds that even nicotine free vaping may harm lung function by causing an abnormal buildup of lipids and harming immune cells.
Average life expectancies for cystic fibrosis
Posted on Wednesday September 11, 2019
Several factors affect cystic fibrosis life expectancy, and averages vary by age. This is partly due to recent advances in treatment and care. Learn more here.
Safe home remedies for toddler cough
Posted on Tuesday September 10, 2019
Many cough medicines are not safe for toddlers. However, gentle home remedies such as honey and ivy leaf can help ease a cough. Learn more here.
Causes and treatments for a burning chest
Posted on Friday September 06, 2019
There are many causes of a burning feeling in the chest, including heartburn, injuries, panic attacks, and heart problems. Learn more about the causes and treatments here.
How to relieve laryngitis symptoms at home
Posted on Wednesday September 04, 2019
Laryngitis can cause pain and irritation in the throat. Although it will go away with time, many home remedies can speed up the healing process and ease bothersome symptoms.