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breathing

Study: Don’t look to plants for air purity

While the greenery is good for you, a properly ventilated home is far more effective at boosting air quality.

Is your inhaler eco-friendly?

Researchers say greener alternatives can reduce the user's carbon footprint, delivering as much benefit as recycling or cutting out meat.

Talcum powder and mesothelioma link?

A new study looks at 33 people who developed this rare cancer as a result of possible asbestos exposure in powder.

Time to look at your telltale gait?

How fast you walk might offer hints at how fast your body is aging.

How to battle a sinus infection

A neti pot, a flu vaccination and a heap of healthy food—just a few ways you can help ward off trouble.

New asthma treatment—the trifecta?

A three-drug inhaler could simplify daily asthma treatments, improving the odds that people will follow their regimen.

Allergies linked to heartburn meds

New research shows people who use antacid drugs are almost twice as likely to need allergy medications.

Urban living: Add trees for health, happiness

Years-long study finds city dwellers in tree-shaded neighborhoods experience less psychological distress and enjoy better general health.

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.

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