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breathing

5 smart ways to prep for elective surgery

Lifestyle changes weeks beforehand could lead to a better outcome and easier recovery.

Can you eat your way to better asthma control?

Dietary components such as fruit, vegetables and fiber have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties—key elements of a healthy diet.

Patient Story

‘A brand new kid’

Sleep apnea treatment transforms a struggling student into an 'A' student.

Berries and grapes may keep you breathin’ easy

In many ways, fruits and vegetables are a natural prescription for optimal health.

Study: Truckers at greater risk of ALS

Exposure to diesel fumes may increase a worker's odds of developing the neurodegenerative condition.

Beware ‘bug bomb’ foggers

These whole-house insecticides are frequently tied to severe respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms.

Flu may be spread by just breathing

When someone is coming down with influenza, they should take care of themselves and stay at home, if possible.

Cozy up to the fire—carefully

A warm fireplace is a welcome invitation to friends and family amid a blustery winter, but you should never lose sight of safety.

Breathe easier, ladies

New study indicates women have the aerobic edge during exercise because they process oxygen more efficiently than men.

The secret to sweet slumber

Cracking the door or window in your bedroom can improve ventilation, which can lower the carbon dioxide level.

Study suggests: Bad air, bad kidneys

Years-long look at military veterans finds link between air pollution and kidney damage, with tens of thousands of new cases every year.

‘Off-roading’ threat may lurk in the air

Riders beware of toxic exposures, not just injuries.

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