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lungs

The functional fern

Scientists have re-tooled a common species of house plant to filter hazardous particles from your household air.

Winter is coming

Breathe easy as colder weather settles in. Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma once snow starts flying.

3-drug therapy might be cystic fibrosis ‘breakthrough’

Game-changing approach could open up new options.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

Study: Truckers at greater risk of ALS

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

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.

The secret to sweet slumber

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

A silent, deadly invader

The risk of carbon monoxide poisoning increases in cold months. Don't become a statistic.

The home stretch

Hiccups, kicks, wiggles and ... eating vernix? Your baby is up to all sorts of things in the final trimester.

The cutest cantaloupe

Your little bundle will undergo monumental changes in the second trimester—and if all goes well, you'll be feeling on top of the world.

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.

Smoking bans help kids breathe easier

Anti-smoking policies are linked to drop in childhood chest infections and asthma attacks.

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