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respiratory

Kicking the habit? Don’t go it alone

Your odds of quitting for good will improve if you lean on therapies and others for help.

Ready for your cardiorespiratory test?

There's plenty of focus on blood pressure and cholesterol, but consider evaluating the efficiency of your cardiorespiratory system.

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.

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.

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.

Life in the fast lane

The speed of your strength-training workout is a strong indicator of your overall health—and could hint at your possible lifespan.

The power of a pack

If your enthusiasm for fitness is waning, a walking group could bring new energy—and accountability.

The long game

Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.

Flu shot hits the mark

This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.

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