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lungs

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.

Is your mattress malicious?

Your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals in your mattress.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Patient Story

‘No going back’

After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.

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