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Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes, the tubes that carry air to your lungs, become inflamed. (For more information on the bronchial tubes and the airways. People who have bronchitis often have a cough that brings up mucus. Mucus is a slimy substance made by the lining of the bronchial tubes. Bronchitis also may cause wheezing (a whistling or squeaky sound when you breathe), chest pain or discomfort, a low fever, and shortness of breath. There are two main types of bronchitis: acute (short term) and chronic (ongoing).
Clinical study to examine whether antibiotics can be safe, effective alternative to appendectomy

Clinical study to examine whether antibiotics can be safe, effective alternative to appendectomy

FDA approves new nasal spray for adults who overproduce urine at night

FDA approves new nasal spray for adults who overproduce urine at night

Cigarette smoke blocks lung's self-healing that can lead to COPD

Cigarette smoke blocks lung's self-healing that can lead to COPD

Important vaccines that should not be missed by adults, elders and pregnant women

Important vaccines that should not be missed by adults, elders and pregnant women

New research defines impact of cannabis on health

New research defines impact of cannabis on health

Researchers develop new imaging and catheterization technique to treat adults with lymphatic plastic bronchitis

Researchers develop new imaging and catheterization technique to treat adults with lymphatic plastic bronchitis

Monthly high dose of vitamin D lowers respiratory infections in older adults

Monthly high dose of vitamin D lowers respiratory infections in older adults

New comprehensive study lists top personal health expenses in the U.S.

New comprehensive study lists top personal health expenses in the U.S.

Combatting Antibiotic Resistance, the role of POC Diagnostics

Combatting Antibiotic Resistance, the role of POC Diagnostics

E-cigarette use linked to risk of respiratory symptoms among adolescents

E-cigarette use linked to risk of respiratory symptoms among adolescents

Deprived patients with chronic lung disease more likely to face malnutrition risk

Deprived patients with chronic lung disease more likely to face malnutrition risk

Barriers to internet use for self-care may be preventing women from managing chronic conditions

Barriers to internet use for self-care may be preventing women from managing chronic conditions

High daily doses of vitamin D can help reduce incidence of ARI in older, long-term care residents

High daily doses of vitamin D can help reduce incidence of ARI in older, long-term care residents

Six pioneering French companies to exhibit in innovation zone at Medica 2016

Six pioneering French companies to exhibit in innovation zone at Medica 2016

New study finds two olfactory receptors in human lung tissue

New study finds two olfactory receptors in human lung tissue

New approach may help primary care clinicians to diagnose many patients with COPD

New approach may help primary care clinicians to diagnose many patients with COPD

UIC researchers receive grant to study impact of diagnostic error on outcomes for pulmonary patients

UIC researchers receive grant to study impact of diagnostic error on outcomes for pulmonary patients

New study focuses on preserving microbe-fighting power of antibiotics

New study focuses on preserving microbe-fighting power of antibiotics

Chronic cough different than cough from cold, says allergist

Chronic cough different than cough from cold, says allergist

FDA approves safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolone antibiotics

FDA approves safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolone antibiotics