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breathing

Pool prepping? Get the right mix

Half of all chemical injuries from swimming pool treatments happen at home—and a third of them involve teenagers.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

Uncovering the sleep-stroke link

Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.

Take caution while spring cleaning

Tackle this year's ritual with safety top of mind—your lungs and skin will be forever grateful.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

The indiscriminate snore

Study: Women snore, too, and should take it seriously.

There’s bacteria in that vape

A scientific review of 75 electronic cigarette products finds most are contaminated with germs.

Little steps, large gains

Even a modest increase in fitness level can improve longevity and quality of life.

Allergists taking to tongue tablets

Under-the-tongue pills, which gained FDA approval five years ago, have seen widespread acceptance.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Rethink those sleepy Saturdays

If you've been sleep-starved all week, a weekend in bed isn't likely to restore your energy reserves. A consistent schedule can put you back on track.

Tobacco’s latest casualty: Vision

Research shows that smoking can damage perception of color and contrast, with heavy smokers suffering the most severe deficits.

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